Cordero’s wife, Amanda Kloots, shared the update on her Instagram stories Tuesday.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Funeral Arrangements Announced As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie
“He is extremely weak, so weak that he can’t close his mouth. But he is following commands, which means mental status is coming back! This is a long road, a very long road,” Kloots wrote.
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One of my favorite pictures of Nick from our honeymoon in Italy! We had some great news this morning. Nick is starting to follow commands and doing simple tracking!!!!! He is very weak so even just opening his eyes is a struggle, but it is happening. He is starting to wake up!! We are by no means out of the woods yet, there are still concerns with other things, but this news today on his mental status is a win!! #wakeupnick #youcandoit #coderockyREAD MORE: Mayor De Blasio Says He Will Visit Rikers Island Next Week Amid Growing Pressure
Cordero has been on a ventilator in a Los Angeles hospital since April 1 and had a leg amputated due to COVID-19 complications.
The actor was a Tony nominee for “Bullets Over Broadway” and was last on Broadway in the musical adaptation of “A Bronx Tale.”MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Cordero and Kloots have an 11-month-old son, Elvis.