The spread of COVID-19 has hit another member of the Hip Hop community. Fred The Godson revealed he’s suffering from the coronavirus in a Twitter post on Monday (April 6).
Fred shared a photo from the hospital, which showed him using a ventilator. He also asked his followers to pray for him.
“I’m in here with this Covid-19 shit!” he wrote. “Please keep me in y’all prayers!!! #GodIsGreat.”
I’m in here with this Covid-19 shit! Please keep me in y’all prayers!!! #GodIsGreat pic.twitter.com/e6xRM3OSWb
— FRED THE GODSON (@FREDTHEGODSON) April 6, 2020
Fred joins a growing list of Americans suffering from COVID-19. More than 330,000 cases have hit the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Other notable Hip Hop artists who’ve tested positive for the coronavirus include Scarface, Slim Thug and YNW Melly.
As of April 6, the CDC has reported 8,910 deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. A tracker created by Johns Hopkins University says the death toll has already passed 10,000.