Derek Hough from DWTS gives heartbreaking updates on his health. Fans react


Derek HoughFans are concerned about Hough after he shared a social media update regarding his health. Hough, who is fully vaccinated, revealed in the video that he was diagnosed with COVID-19. 

Hough: ‘I Feel Okay’

Professional dancer, he said, “This was a breakthrough case.” “I feel okay, I feel strong. I’m currently taking advice from medical professionals, doing everything I can to get better as fast as I can.”Hough also shared the news that he was in quarantining mode and advised his friends and followers. “stay safe.”

This video comes at a busy moment for the star. Hough captioned the video. “UPDATE: This week’s shows in Vegas will be rescheduled for a date soon, stay tuned and I’ll announce the new dates shortly!”It also means that the Dancing With the Stars judge won’t be able to attend the show’s grand finale next week. 

Followers quickly commented on their well wishes. “Get better soon friend,”Maria Menounos wrote. Previous DWTS Amy Purdy, Amy’s partner, commented. “Sending you love & healing thoughts! Get better soon friend.”

Hough has Quarantined before

This isn’t Hough’s first brush with COVID. Earlier in the show’s season, the dancer had to leave the show and go into isolation after potentially being exposed to the virus. But he recovered well and was able go back to work the following week. 

Hough didn’t mention if Hayley Erbert, his girlfriend, would be joining him in quarantine. Hayley has been performing with Hough as part of the Vegas series and appeared on Dancing with the Stars

We wish Hough a speedy recovery!