After arriving in New Zealand, the musician said that he stayed at his hotel for four days as the band was closed for a few days. “So I was just drinking water, hot showers, taking care of myself, hot tea. Just trying to get through it. It sucked!” he said. “But you didn’t know yet how bad this thing could be; if I had known how bad this thing could be, I would have been freaking out! Then we would have parted too well.”
But because of his illness – which a doctor in New Zealand didn’t call him COVID-19 – Keenan says the band had to bend their sets slightly to accommodate them. For the song “It Wasn’t Funny”, he shared, adding that tool “had to adjust the set slightly so as not to put in the hard [songs] In. ”
Later, Keenan said that while he was trying to practice Muay Thai – also known as Thai boxing – he noticed that his hands and wrists suffered injuries. “My hands never hurt it badly!” He told Rogan. Rocker, whose friends have also been incredibly ill with coronovirus, originally thought the pain was 56 years old and was just practicing a difficult game, but after an arthritis specialist walking which he experienced The doctor told him. COVID-19.
And now, more than eight months after he experienced symptoms of coronovirus, he suffers from lethargic effects despite being on drugs. He said, “I still have a cough. Every other day I cough in New Zealand, I cough. You know you cough in 10 minutes.” “So I still have lung damage from it.”
“I’m still feeling the residual effects of that thing … I feel like there’s a group of people – maybe I almost didn’t die – I have friends who almost died,” he said. Some people still don’t believe he had the virus. “It was ugly.”
Watch the full interview of Keenan and Rogan below.