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Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Jailed Harvey Weinstein Tested Positive For Coronavirus 

Jailed Harvey Weinstein Tested Positive For Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic is hitting hard regardless of one’s location or condition and the latest popular individual to test positive for Coronavirus is incarcerated Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein.

On Wednesday March 11th, Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for charges of sexual assault in Los Angeles.




He was convicted of criminal sexual assault in the first degree, based on the testimony of former Project Runway production assistant Miriam Haley. Harvey Weinstein was also convicted rape in the third degree, based on the testimony of one-time aspiring actress Jessica Mann.

Jailed Harvey Weinstein Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Well, the disgraced film producer has reportedly tested positive for the Coronavirus and is currently in isolation, according to the Niagara-Gazette, a local newspaper near Weinstein’s current location at the Wende Correctional Facility outside Buffalo, NY.




A New York State Department of Corrections spokesperson confirmed to The Daily Beast that two inmates at Wende Correctional Facility have tested positive for COVID-19, but the source did not disclose their identities.

Juda Engelmayer, Weinstein’s spokesperson, told The Daily Beast on Sunday, “our team… has not heard anything like that yet,” and did not confirm whether Weinstein was in isolation.

A law enforcement official confirmed to Deadline that Weinstein is in isolation, but said they “cannot comment on an individual’s medical record.”




We’ll keep you updated as the story develops.

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