NEW YORK — The household of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically in poor health and has been positioned on a ventilator whereas being handled for COVID-19-type symptoms.
A message posted on Prine’s Twitter page Sunday stated the “Angel from Montgomery” singer has been hospitalized since Thursday and his condition worsened on Saturday.
“This is tough information for us to share,” Prine’s household added. “But so a lot of you could have liked and supported John over time, we wished to let you recognize, and provide the likelihood to ship on extra of that love and assist now. And know that we love you, and that John loves you.”
Prine’s spouse and supervisor Fiona Whelan Prine earlier this month stated that she had examined constructive for the Corona Virus. She stated the couple have been quarantined and remoted from one another.
The 73-year-old Prine, probably the most influential in folks and nation music, has twice fought most cancers. Most not too long ago, he was recognized with lung most cancers in 2013 and had a part of a lung eliminated. The surgical procedures affected his voice however Prine continued to make music and to tour. Before the onset of the virus, Prine had exhibits scheduled in May and a summer season tour deliberate.
COVID-19 is the illness brought on by the brand new Corona Virus. As of Sunday, it has killed greater than 32,000 folks worldwide.