David Abel dances to 'I've had the time of my life'
Coronavirus quarantine patient David Abel dances to ‘I’ve had the time of my life’ as he entertains Facebook followers following his release from the Diamond Princess cruise liner
David and Sally Abel were treated for pneumonia at a hospital in Japan
The dad, who was infected with coronavirus, has bust some moves to Dirty Dancing
The footage follows David and his wife’s release from the Diamond Princess
He tells viewers to ‘bend those knees’ as he squats and uses a sponge as a prop
It comes as more than 82,000 people have caught the virus and 2,800 have died
A British man who was infected with coronavirus has been filmed dancing to ‘I’ve had the time of my life’ following his release from the bug-ridden Diamond Princess cruise liner.
Footage shows David Abel, who is wearing a hospital dressing gown, busting some 80s style dance moves to the Dirty Dancing classic, where he is being treated for pneumonia at a hospital in Japan.
He slowly approaches the camera while wiggling his hips before sashaying back and forth.
David Abel, who was infected with coronavirus, has been filmed dancing to ‘I’ve had the time of my life’ following his release from the Diamond Princess cruise liner off the coast of Japan. He busts some 80s style moves in his hospital room
The 74-year-old father, who was on the cruise for his 50th wedding anniversary, appears in a world of his own as he enthusiastically waves his arms in a circular motion.
He then tells the viewers ‘come on, bend those knees’ as he squats and moves closer to the camera.
The Brit then mimics someone choking and his wife Sally tells him to ‘stop it’ – which he struggles to hide his amusement.
He tells viewers to ‘bend those knees’ as he squats before waving his arms in the air during his dance routine. The father underwent a series of medical tests with his wife Sally after they were taken off the quarantined ship and to a hospital in Yokohama
David, from Northamptonshire, grabs a natural sea sponge as a prop for his 80s inspired dance. He pretends to wash his under arms as he sashays up close to the camera. It comes as more than 82,000 people across the world have caught the virus and 2,800 have died
Seconds later, he readjusts as his ‘pants are falling down’ but this isn’t enough to pull him away from the camera.
He seems unable to hold back as he grabs a natural sea sponge and pretends to wash his under arms.
David, from Northamptonshire, then says: ‘There we go, just a little bit of fun.’
David posted a picture of his wife, Sally, also getting treated. She was also taken off the cruise after she tested positive
David (pictured) and Sally Abel, from Northamptonshire, underwent a series of medical tests after they were taken off the quarantined ship and to a hospital in Yokohama
The video, uploaded to YouTube, was shared just days after their son Stephen and wife Roberta said the bug-riddled couple had been dealing with ‘nasty’ online trolls and urged people watching their videos to ‘be kind’.
They were accused of ‘milking it’ while living in quarantine.
It comes after a Japanese man in his 80s from the virus-stricken ship has died, bringing the death total from the liner to three.
Alan Steele, from Wolverhampton, was on his honeymoon with his wife, Wendy, when the coronavirus outbreak broke out on the Diamond Princess cruise ship
Despite a quarantine imposed on the Diamond Princess, more than 600 people on board tested positive for the virus, with several dozen in serious condition.
Alan Steele, from Wolverhampton, was the first Brit to contract the killer virus on board the cruise ship.
More than 82,000 people across the world have caught the virus and 2,800 have died – Antarctica is the only continent yet to record a case.