Country Music’s Sturgill Simpson Tests Positive For COVID-19 Coronavirus, Now In Quarantine
Nation musicstar Sturgill Simpson mentioned Saturday that he has examined constructive for coronavirus. The singer blamed a European tour for exposing him, however getting examined proved to be tough for him.
In an Instagram put up, Simpson mentioned he had been on tour in western Europe for 2 weeks in late January and into early February. He then performed some US east coast exhibits.
“They pulled the plug on our tour March 12 and I returned dwelling. This picture was taken at 9 AM on March 13th when my spouse took me to our native hospital ER as a result of chest pains, fever, and pre-stroke blood stress ranges,” Simpson wrote, displaying him laying on a hospital mattress with a masks on.
“I spent an hour listening to a (extremely condescending) Physician refuse to check me as a result of I ‘didn’t match testing standards’ and inform me why it was unattainable that I had contracted the virus as a result of its excessive rarity and that it was not in western Europe but throughout that very same interval (which we now know is wrong) though I used to be informed by two nurses that I used to be the primary particular person their hospital had stroll in requesting to be examined,” Simpson mentioned.
Lastly, he and his spouse discovered a “free drive-thru testing facility outdoors a Nationwide Guard depot.”
Simpson remained asymptomatic, however on Friday, he acquired a cellphone name from the Nashville Middle for Illness Management. He was constructive, his spouse was adverse.
“I must also add that the CDC nurse I spoke to yesterday informed me that it reacts in a different way in a case by case foundation, and the White Home briefings and the data they’re offering is mainly pure hypothesis inflicting concern and that the one factor anyone is aware of is that we don’t actually know a lot but,” he mentioned.
Sturgill is now on quarantine till April 19. He additionally had some criticism of the federal government response, saying the duty pressure on the coronavirus was “headed by a person who doesn’t consider in science, is in opposition to mass testing and we now have a second activity pressure within the works to ‘open America again up for enterprise’!”