Pink tests positive for coronavirus and begs fans to ‘stay at home’ – The Sun
SINGER Pink has announced she is recovering after testing positive for coronavirus.
The American star, 40, told fans she had been struck down with Covid-19 and begged them to "stay at home".
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The kind-hearted Grammy-Award winner added that she would also be donating a million dollars (£815,000) to emergency funds.
Pink said she and her three-year-old son Jameson had shown symptoms of Covid-19 and that she tested positive.
Posting on Twitter, she said they had since been re-tested and were "thankfully negative".
The singer, who's real name is Alecia Beth Moore, said: "It is an absolute travesty and failure of our government to not make testing more widely accessible."
The star called the illness "serious and real".
She added: "People need to know that the illness affects the young and old, healthy and unhealthy, rich and poor, and we must make testing free and more widely accessible to protect our children, our families, our friends and our communities."
Pink also said she would be donating 500,000 dollars (£407,000) to both the Temple University Hospital Emergency Fund in Philadelphia and the City of Los Angeles Mayor's Emergency Covid-19 crisis fund.
She said: "Thank you to all of our healthcare professionals and everyone in the world who are working so hard to protect our loved ones.
"These next two weeks are crucial: please stay home.
"Please. Stay. Home."
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The US now has over 275,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, and there has also been over seven thousand deaths.
So far over nine thousand people have recovered from the deadly illness.
Just 20 days after the first case of Covid-19 was reported, America had more than 20,000 cases
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