Things are looking up for singer Jeremih, who had previously been hospitalized and put on a ventilator while battling COVID-19. According to a public statement issued by his family, the 33-year-old singer is doing much better.
“Jeremih has been transferred out of ICU. He will spend the rest of his recovery time in a regular hospital room,” the statement obtained by Entertainment Tonight reads. “The true healing begins. Thank you all for your prayers and wishes.”
As previously reported, news broke on Nov. 14 that Jeremih (real name Jeremy Felton) had been hospitalized due to his COVID-19 diagnosis and was in critical condition. Since then, friends of the singer like 50 Cent and Hitmaka had been sending updates to his fans about his condition. Chance The Rapper tweeted on his friend’s behalf, writing, “I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him.”
In a previous statement, Jeremih’s family asked folks to continue taking all precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“His family would like to remind the world that COVID-19 is real and not to be taken lightly,” the statement said, in part. “Also, It’s important for people infected to quarantine and let their families and friends know ASAP. There’s no shame in contracting COVID-19, and people that have it need to be responsible and considerate of others. Everyone diagnosed with COVID-19 is affected differently, Unfortunately for Jeremih, COVID-19 viciously attacked his body.”
His family states that he is not “out of the woods yet,” but that progress is being made. We’re praying Jeremih has a full and swift recovery.