Swanson tweeted on Monday (1 November): “Prayers for me please. Yesterday I took an ambulance ride to the hospital. I’m still here with pneumonia, I’m on oxygen etc, all covid related of course. I’m in good spirits and in great hands.”
She later added: “I was just at the tail end of my Covid diagnosis when it jumped into my lungs.”
Swanson additionally praised the hospital employees caring for her, calling them “wonderful”.
Swanson is finest recognized for portraying the titular character within the 1992 movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer, directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui and written by Joss Whedon.
She is a vocal supporter of Donald Trump and met him on the White House final 12 months. A photograph of the go to is pinned to Swanson’s Twitter timeline, alongside with the message: “An honor to meet you Mr President.”
On Twitter, Swanson has been crucial of Dr Anthony Fauci, the present Chief Medical Advisor to the President. Before Joe Biden took workplace, Dr Fauci served as a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force underneath Trump.
Swanson has additionally expressed criticism of vaccine mandates.