Positive Corona, Country Musician Joe Diffie Died
Longtime country musician Joe Diffie reportedly died at the age of 61 on Monday (30/3), due to complications after being infected with the coronavirus Covid-19.
ET said the Diffie family representative had confirmed this and asked that their privacy be respected at this time. The family has also announced this through Diffie social media.
Joe Diffie, on Friday (3/27), had told his fans that he was being treated at the hospital due to the positive coronavirus Covid-19.
“I’m in the care of a medical professional,” Diffie said in upload on Instagram.
“My family and I request privacy for now. We want to remind the public and my entire family to be vigilant, cautious, and careful during this pandemic,” he continued.
In the previous week, Diffie announced that he had rescheduled several shows due to the plague that struck almost all countries in the world.
“I want to say to all my fans, canceling the event is not my idea of ?? the right time. Promoters, locations, and others postpone these shows, as expected with these conditions,” Diffie said.
“The postponed program has an impact on all our musicians and bands, crew, drivers, and others. Please pray for all of us and hope that we can restore America to the way it was and should be,” he continued, quoted by ET.
Joe Diffie was one of the most successful musicians and songwriters of the ’90s. He has worked with several other tremendous country musicians, such as Tim McGraw, Conway Twitty, and Jo Dee Messina.
The musician who was born December 28, 1958, also won a Grammy Awards in 1998 for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for the song Same Old Train.
Diffies, such as Home, have made several hits, If The Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets), New Way (To Light Up An Old Flame), Ships That Don’t Come In, and Honky Tonk Attitude.
Joe Diffie became another US celebrity who died from the Covid-19 outbreak. Previously, actor Mark Blum was reported to have died due to complications after being infected with the coronavirus Covid-19.
According to WHO data, the number of Covid-19 cases globally has touched 721,412 cases, with 33,956 deaths and 151,004 recovered. Whereas in the United States, there were 141,854 cases with 2,475 deaths and 4,435 recovering. The situation in the US is the highest in the world.