[UPDATED] John Prine Hospitalized In Critical Condition

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Update

  • Mar 30, 2020 • 11:00 am PDT

    Fiona Prine issued an update on her and John Prine’s health. Fiona has recovered from COVID-19, while John’s condition has stabilized. Read the message below:

Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine has been hospitalized and is in critical condition. A note shared on Prine’s social feeds explains the 73-year-old artist entered the hospital on Thursday after “a sudden onset of Covid-19 symptoms.” The situation has become worse as the Illinois native was intubated last night.

The news of John’s condition comes after his wife, Fiona, revealed on Tuesday she was diagnosed with the coronavirus COVID-19. “I have some of the typical symptoms. I didn’t have a high fever, but I certainly had a cough and some breathlessness,” Fiona explained at the time. “John, however, was also tested and his came back ‘indeterminate.'” The pair isolated from each other and both quarantined. John Prine has dealt with numerous health issues in recent years.

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Read a note from the Prine family below:

After a sudden onset of Covid-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday (3/26). He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical.

This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have loved and supported John over the years, we wanted to let you know, and give you the chance to send on more of that love and support now. And know that we love you, and John loves you.

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