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Smokey Robinson Reveals He Nearly Died From COVID-19

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The results of the coronavirus have continued to hit our favourite stars, and iconic Motown singer Smokey Robinson revealed that the virus virtually took his life. 

The Grammy award-winning singer shared that in December of final 12 months, he spent 11 days in a Los Angeles hospital after contracting COVID-19 in an interview with the DailyMail.

In line with the outlet, Robinson contacted COVID after spending time on the street proper earlier than Christmas of 2020. His preliminary take a look at outcomes had been destructive, however a second take a look at got here out constructive. After reportedly quarantining himself inside his visitor home, he skilled problem respiration and was rushed to the hospital. 

“Fortuitously, I by no means had to make use of the ventilator. I by no means misplaced my style or scent, however it wiped me out,” he stated. “I misplaced all my power and couldn’t stroll from the mattress to the toilet with out being exhausted.”

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“I’m a Covid survivor. I used to be hospitalized for 11 days. 4 of 5 of these, I don’t even bear in mind,” he stated. “It was actually contact and go, and a really debilitating ailment.”

Including, “Even once I bought house, I used to be hoarse; I couldn’t attempt to sing as a result of I used to be afraid. It was one of the horrifying fights.” 

In line with Robinson, medical doctors credited the 81-year-olds energetic and wholesome health way of life as a cause he was in a position to beat the virus. 

“They informed me that it was fortunate for me, particularly at my age, that I’d taken care of myself, however for the grace of God and that reality, I in all probability wouldn’t be right here speaking proper now,” Robinson continued.

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