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Daniel Dae Kim, 51, has been seen for the first time on a dog walk after COVID-19 diagnosis

Daniel Dae Kim has been pictured for the first time since revealing he has been diagnosed with coronavirus.

The 51-year-old Lost actor appeared in good spirits as she he stepped out to walk his dog near his home on the island of Oahu,  Hawaii with his wife Mia Kim on Sunday. 

For his outing, he paired a casual green t-shirt and wide-brimmed hat with baggy yellow shorts. 

Staying active: Daniel Dae Kim stepped out to walk his dog near his home on the island of Oahu, Hawaii with his wife Mia Kim on Sunday

Staying active: Daniel Dae Kim stepped out to walk his dog near his home on the island of Oahu, Hawaii with his wife Mia Kim on Sunday

On March 19, he shared his diagnosis on an Instagram video, which decried the ‘inexcusable’ racism being exhibited across the country toward Asians and Asian-Americans. 

As Daniel shared he was personally battling the outbreak, he implored people to stop being prejudiced. 

Since the disease, which originated in a region of China, began rapidly spreading across the US, so have instances of anti-Asian hate crimes. 

Advocate: On March 19, he shared his diagnosis on an Instagram video, which decried the 'inexcusable' racism being exhibited across the country toward Asians and Asian-Americans

Advocate: On March 19, he shared his diagnosis on an Instagram video, which decried the ‘inexcusable’ racism being exhibited across the country toward Asians and Asian-Americans

Speaking from his home in Hawaii where he is isolating he said: ‘Please, please stop the prejudiced and senseless violence against Asian people.’

‘Randomly beating elderly, sometimes homeless Asian Americans is cowardly, heartbreaking, and it’s inexcusable,’ he continued. ‘When people are ill, what matters most is how best to take care of ourselves, and one another.’

‘Yes, I’m Asian and, yes, I have coronavirus, but I did not get it from China. I got it in America in New York City. And despite what certain political leaders want to call it, I don’t consider the place where it is from as important as the people who are sick and dying.’

'Yes, I'm Asian and, yes, I have coronavirus, but I did not get it from China. I got it in America in New York City. And despite what certain political leaders want to call it, I don't consider the place where it is from as important as the people who are sick and dying' he said on an Instagram video

‘Yes, I’m Asian and, yes, I have coronavirus, but I did not get it from China. I got it in America in New York City. And despite what certain political leaders want to call it, I don’t consider the place where it is from as important as the people who are sick and dying’ he said on an Instagram video 

Healing: In the 10 minute long video, Kim explained that he had contracted the virus in New York City where he was filming the show New Amsterdam

Healing: In the 10 minute long video, Kim explained that he had contracted the virus in New York City where he was filming the show New Amsterdam

Adding: ‘If I did I would call this thing the New York virus, but that would be silly, right?’

Kim’s mention of ‘political leaders’ was in apparent reference to President Trump who publicly referred to COVID-19 as the ‘China virus.’

In the 10 minute long video, Kim explained that he had contracted the virus in New York City where he was filming the show New Amsterdam.

He noted, ironically, that he was playing a doctor in the series who was recruited to help with – of all things – a flu pandemic.

Candid: Kim's mention of 'political leaders' was in apparent reference to President Trump who publicly referred to COVID-19 as the 'China virus'

Candid: Kim’s mention of ‘political leaders’ was in apparent reference to President Trump who publicly referred to COVID-19 as the ‘China virus’

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