General Hospital News And Spoilers: Chad Duell Tells Startling Truth Of His GH Absence, “I Felt Like I Was Having A Heart Attack”

The role of Michael Corinthos (Chad Duell) has been temporarily recast by Robert Adamson, stepping in to play the son of Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Carly Corinthos (Laura Wright), in small, but repeated incriminates of time.

General Hospital news reports confirmed the recasting of Michael Corinthos was only temporary, as Chad Duell had explained his absence was Covid related.

GH fans became concerned after Duell returned to the role to then depart again. Michael is involved in some imperative story lines, and some fans have been thrown for a loop having not gotten used to a new face in the role.

General Hospital news and spoilers reports reveal that Chad was recently a guest on Maurice Benard’s YouTube series, State of Mind, where he opened up about his recent GH absences.

General Hospital spoilers reveal, in his interview, Chad candidly explains what’s been going on. Not only has he contacted Covid multiple times, this last time his Stanton’s became so severe, he knew he has to head to the hospital. “I had the symptoms of it: the fever, the cough, a weird headache”, but was testing negative. Then, “on the fourth day, all of a sudden, my chest started hurting unbelievably bad. I felt like I was having a heart attack…. It was so painful, I thought, ‘If I have Covid, it probably went to my chest. I should go to the hospital.’ ” Chad continues to explain that he had been suffering from a common after effect of the Covid virus, and was was diagnosed with acute myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. There isn’t anything specific to be done regarding aiding this adverse effect in resolving sooner, however, it will go away on its own. Chad admits, “I thought I was dying.  I can’t tell you the pain I felt. I was taking morphine and it wasn’t doing anything.  So I was scared, man.”

To watch the full interview, CLICK HERE to be taken directly to Maurice Benard’s, State of Mind, on YouTube.