General Hospital News: GH’s Emma Samms Talks About Her Hellish Covid Experience

Covid-19 has affected all of us in some way, whether directly or indirectly. Everyone has or knows a friend who has been affected by the global pandemic.

General Hospital news and spoilers report GH actress, Emma Samms tests positive for the virus back in March. Recently, Samms discloses that her personal experience with Covid has been Hell for almost six months. The extended symptoms are nicknamed, “Long Covid.” Reports from Italy show that these extended symptoms can last The condition, which is similar to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Patients are known to be left with remaining symptoms such as, extreme exhaustion, random pain in the joints, or difficulty breathing.  

According to, The Times, Samms stated that simple tasks such as talking on the phone, or spending a short time gardening, will leave her exhausted. She stated, “This panic inducing level of fatigue has been less startling and immensly compromising. And it fluctuates.” Regarding the progress of overcoming this virus, Samms continued on to disclose, “I improve slightly, have a could of good days and assume I am on the road to recovery only to go right back to feeling horrendous.” Emma Samms has not been hospitalized for this condition.

As reported by, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 87% of patients discharged from a Rome hospital after having Covid had at least 1 symptom linger after 60 days.

General Hospital rumors have been hinting toward Emma Samms returning to her role as Holly Sutton on General Hospital. Currently, Holly is presumed dead after Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers) received a phone call clamoring that Holly has died. Robert has a guy feeling that Holly is alive and out there somewhere, and that Peter August (Wes Ramsey) is behind this rouse somehow. General Hospital spoilers have shown Robert isn’t wrong about Peter… but Anna Devane refuses to be believe that Holly is alive, let alone coming to terms with the fact that her son, Peter, is behind it all.

It’s possible that Holly’s return may have to have been delayed due to the actresses status with having Covid-19. There has been no confirmation yet to Sue that states Samms will return to GH. However, the story line is leading to Robert’s quest to find Holly, which likely means Holly will surface within a few months as Robert is set on exposing Peter and finding Holly alive.

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