Country music legend Joe Diffie tests positive for coronavirus

Joe Diffie

Joe Diffie (Courtesy: Crystal K. Martel)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Country music icon Joe Diffie has been diagnosed with COVID-19, the Grammy-winning artist revealed Friday afternoon.

In a statement, Diffie said, “I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment.”

He requested privacy for he and his family, but added, “we want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”

Diffie, a Tulsa native, has more than 20 Top 10 hits to his name and has released 13 albums. He has also written songs for Tim McGraw, Conway Twitty and Jo Dee Messina.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST for every county other than Davidson. Information for Davidson comes from the Metro Public Health Department.)

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