John Prine now ‘stable’ after being hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms


FILE – This June 15, 2019 file photo shows John Prine performing at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. The family of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms. A message posted on Prine’s Twitter page Sunday, March 29, 2020 said the “Angel from Montgomery” singer has been hospitalized since Thursday and his condition worsened on Saturday. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn.(WKRN) – Country music legend, John Prine, who was hospitalized on March 26 after a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, is now stable.

The update was announced in a tweet from Fiona Whelan Prine, John’s wife. She says John is now stable. She also reports that she’s recovered from COVID-19.

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