The 56-year-old returned home from the hospital on February 16 after receiving extensive treatment for Covid-19 during a 33-day stay.
Cotterill, who was released by the Shrews in November was appointed, initially tested positive for coronavirus on January 1 and spent time in the intensive care unit at the Bristol Royal Infirmary after his disease progressed.
Shrewsbury Town Football Club is disappointed to report that Steve Cotterill has been hospitalized again because he has Covid pneumonia. #Salop
– Shrewsbury Town FC (@shrewsweb) March 1, 2021
Shrewsbury Town Football Club is disappointed to report that Steve Cotterill has been hospitalized again with Covid pneumonia. #Salop
A statement from the Sky Bet League One club said: « Shrewsbury Town Football Club is disappointed that Steve Cotterill has been hospitalized again.
» However, Towns’ manager is hospitalized over the weekend returned with Covid pneumonia.
Shrews’ deputy manager Aaron Wilbraham has taken over the last few games, including the three games played after Cotterill was fired.
« For for someone who has never missed a work day in their life this will hit the manager very hard, « said Wilbraham.
» He is one of the strongest and toughest people I know and I know he is this Covid pneumonia will survive. «