The Scottish actor, 74, stated he was present process routine blood assessments for his diabetes when his physician instructed him he had the antibodies for the lethal virus.
Cox, who won the 2020 Golden Globe award for best actor in a television show (Succession) earlier this year, instructed James Corden on The Late Late Show that he had no concept he’d contracted the illness as a result of he “by no means felt something”.
“My physician referred to as and stated: ‘Oh, congratulations you’ve had it [COVID-19]’,” Cox instructed Corden, ‘And also you’ve received the antibodies’.
“I stated, ‘When? When did I’ve it?’”
His physician was unable to inform him. When Cox was requested if he’d skilled signs, corresponding to a excessive temperature, a brand new persistent cough, or lack of odor/style, he stated he hadn’t.
Cox went on to say that he believes he may need caught coronavirus whereas directing a play in London in December, 2019. When he returned to his Massachusetts house, he skilled fatigue and “sneezing assaults” which he attributed to jet lag on the time. Sneezing has not been dominated out as a symptom of the illness by the NHS, the WHO or the CDC.
Elsewhere within the interview Cox addressed season three of Succession, which he hopes will be capable of begin capturing quickly. Like a whole lot of productions worldwide, the collection was delayed owing to the pandemic.
Cox had his lips sealed for what followers can count on for the third instalment of the hit HBO media drama, however he did say that it’s “jolly thrilling”.