Grammy award-winning country music star Joe Diffie died of coronavirus on Sunday. The news was posted on his official Facebook page where it was mentioned that he died ‘from complications of coronavirus.’ The singer was 61-years-old. Also Read - Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Return to Los Angeles After Recovering From Coronavirus
Joe was tested positive for the coronavirus only two days back. He announced the news asking for privacy and urging all to take the precautionary measures against the deadly virus which has caused over 33,000 deaths worldwide with more than seven lakh cases confirmed so far. In India, the death toll has reached 30 while over 1100 people are confirmed to have contracted the virus. Also Read - Legendary Musician Manu Dibango Dies of Coronavirus at 86, First COVID-19 Infected Celebrity to Have Passed Away
Joe was a popular singer during the ’90s and had given many hits including Pickup Man, Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox and John Deere Green among others. The singer was from Oklahoma.
May his soul rest in peace!