Corey Taylor is currently on the mend following testing positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated.
Taylor’s wife, Alicia, shared via Twitter, “Wanted to give you guys an update: Corey is doing well and thanks everyone for the sweet thoughts and messages. Ready to get him home as soon as it’s safe, so I can take care of him! He (very luckily) hasn’t lost his sense of taste or smell so I send him stupid amounts of snacks, hydration powders, and yummy desserts.”
He (very luckily) hasn’t lost his sense of taste or smell so I send him stupid amounts of snacks, hydration powders, and yummy desserts. 🖤— uh-lee-see-yuh Taylor (@AliciaETaylor) August 22, 2021
Taylor shared on August 20 that he tested positive for COVID-19 in a video message shared by Astronomicon, the Ann Arbor, Mich. pop culture convention where Taylor was set to appear. In the video, he said, “I wish I had better news. I woke up today and tested positive, and I’m very, very sick. So I’m not gonna be able to make it this weekend. And I am absolutely devastated. I am so sorry. I hope everyone has a good time, and I promise you I will absolutely try to get back there as soon as I can. I should be okay — it’s the flu. I’m vaccinated, so I’m not worried. But I certainly wouldn’t want to spread it to anyone else. So, everybody be safe out there. And thank you so much. And I will see you again, I promise.”