The Undertaker’s Wife Michelle McCool Tests Positive for COVID-19

Published 01/16/2021, 6:51 AM EST


The pandemic has been affecting the business of professional wrestling for nearly a year now and WWE reported earlier his week that Drew McIntyre had also tested positive and was in isolation. 

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Fans have now been faced with more grim news as former WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool revealed she has tested positive for COVID-19. She did so through an Instagram post following rumors about the test result. 

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McCool assured fans that she was fine at the time she posted and also thanked them for their support. She also shared a heartwarming picture of her daughter who created her own version of long-distance communication. 

Michelle McCool updates fans on her condition

The WWE legend did give us an update on her condition as well. She revealed in the same post that she was asymptomatic and is expecting to make a full recovery soon. 

She has no idea where she picked the virus up from but is optimistic about her condition so far. We expect good news to come from that front in a week or two. 

The Undertaker, McCool’s husband, has not released any more news as of now but will also be in self-isolation to be safe. There is no further news on the family at this moment. 

Drew McIntyre also tested positive for COVID-19 last week

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WWE was thrown into panic mode when it was announced that WWE Champion Drew McIntyre had tested positive for COVID-19. The Superstar is a huge part of Monday Night Raw and his absence meant a lot. 

However, he will make a return to the ring for Royal Rumble to face Goldberg and defend his title. So far, WWE has not reported any new cases within the company. 

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Till now, the pro wrestling business has sailed steadily amidst struggles to keep ratings up during the pandemic. WWE’s strict restrictive measures have worked so far and the backstage area is relatively safe, curbing what could have been a major roadblock to its shows.  

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Luke Dias is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports, having published more than 1000 articles on professional wrestling. Having completed courses in Advanced Writing from the University of California and Media and Ethics from the University of Amsterdam, Luke is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Xavier’s College. His tremendous knowledge of WWE history enables him to make past connections, adding depth to the articles.

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