R&B singer Jeremih has been moved out of intensive care following his hospitalization for COVID-19.
“Jeremih has been transferred out of ICU. He will spend the rest of his recovery time in a regular hospital room,” the singer’s family told Entertainment Tonight in a statement Saturday. “The true healing begins. Thank you all for your prayers and wishes.”
News first broke on Nov. 14, that the 33-year-old performer was hospitalized from complications of coronavirus.
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In a previous statement to ET, a rep said the singer was on a ventilator.
The rep shared a message from Jeremih’s family urging fans to take the virus seriously.
“His family would like to remind the world that COVID-19 is real and should not to be taken lightly,” the statement said. “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.”
The Grammy-nominated singer, real name Jeremy Phillip Felton, is known for the hit singles “Planez,” “Birthday Sex,” and “Don’t Tell ‘Em.”