Performer of chef Chico in the remake of Chiquititas (2013), actor João Acaiabe, 76, needed to be intubated this Wednesday (31) due to the complications caused by Covid-19. He was already in the ICU, but his condition worsened.
The information was posted on the veteran’s official profile on Instagram. He was diagnosed with the coronavirus-related disease on March 15 and was well in the early days.
“He who, like few others, took great care not to become infected and not transmit the virus. He was admitted to Prevent Senior and has been presenting a stable condition. At his request, he asked the family not to disclose the fact to prevent his thousands of friends and admirers sent a large amount of messages and phone calls, and because, deep down, he believes he will overcome the coronavirus “, said part of the note.
“In the last few days, however, his clinical condition worsened and he was transferred to the ICU, intubated. We, the family that love him so much, ask everyone who admires him to emanate positive energies, vibrations, prayers according to the faith of each one, to help João Acaiabe, a person who loves life and people, to overcome this difficult moment. “
In addition to working as Chico in the children’s soap opera of SBT, he collects other successes in his career, such as the character Tio Barnabé from Sítio do Picapau Amarelo (2001-2006).
Check out João Acaiabe’s Instagram post:
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