COMEDIAN Bob Saget tragically passed away on January 9, 2022, at the age of 65 and many have since wondered how he died.
A month after his death, the cause was released and the manner was ruled as accidental.
Did Bob Saget die of Covid?
Multiple sources confirmed the death of Bob Saget, announcing he passed away at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida.
The sheriff’s department and the fire department responded to the hotel around 4pm ET, after learning hotel security had found Saget unresponsive in his room.
His cause of death was later determined to have stemmed from a head injury, according to TMZ.
«Now that we have the final conclusions from the authorities’ investigation, we felt it only proper that the fans hear those conclusions directly from us. The authorities have determined that Bob passed away from head trauma,» Saget’s family reportedly told the media outlet.
«They have concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it and went to sleep. No drugs or licor were involved.»
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The statement continued: «As we continue to mourn together, we ask everyone to remember the love and laughter that Bob brought to this world, and the lessons he taught us all: to be kind to everyone, to let the people you love know you love them, and to face difficult times with hugs and laughter.»
Orange County Sheriff’s Office later told The Sun: “We can confirm that the cause of death was related to internal bleeding from the brain after it appeared Mr. Saget hit his head on something in his hotel room. There was a bruise discovered on the back of his neck. No foul play is suspected and no narcotics or licor were found in Mr. Saget’s system. We believe he did not understand the severity of the internal damage done and fell asleep soon after. Mr. Saget’s family has already been notified of this information, which is all we can release at this time.”
Did Bob Saget have Covid?
The actor and comedian had been touring the country, stopping at multiple locations in Florida in the weeks prior to his death – leading to speculation that he may have caught the disease.
The day before, on Saturday, January 8, 2022, he performed a show in Jacksonville – as he thanked his “appreciative fans” online.
On February 10, 2022, The Sun was able to exclusively confirm that Saget was Covid-positive at the time of his death, but it reportedly did not play a role in his death.
What did Bob Saget say on coronavirus?
Living up to his reputation as a stand-up comedian, Saget regularly made jokes throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
In June 2021 he tweeted: «Please people, I don’t wanna preach, but please get your visine today. Sorry, auto-correct— I meant vaccine…
«Help save eyes…Sorry, damn this auto-correct! I meant save lives.»
And five months later, as he got his booster vaccine, he quipped: «I went to the dumbest pharmacist yesterday and asked for my booster and he gave me a child’s seat.
«I was p***d until I sat at the table and was a foot taller.”
Saget was best known for starring as Danny Tanner in the ’90s sitcom Full House.
Looking back on the show during the pandemic, Saget spoke of its appeal to modern audiences.
He told ABC: “I would definitely say it was a kinder gentler time because it’s definitely not the world we’re in right now.”
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