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Justin Trudeau's Wife Sophie Recovers From Coronavirus Diagnosis

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau has recovered from her coronavirus diagnosis!

The wife of Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau shared a statement on social media on Saturday (March 28) that she is feeling “much better” after testing positive for the virus back on March 12.

“I am feeling so much better and have received the all clear from my physician and Ottawa Public Health,” Sophie wrote in a statement on Facebook. “From the bottom of my heart, I want to say thank you to everyone who reached out to me with their well wishes. And to everyone who is suffering right now, I send you all my love.”

Sophie and Justin have been self-isolating at their home in Canada after she first developed flu-like symptoms after returning from a trip to the U.K.

Justin and their three kids have not shown any symptoms and did not get tested.

Canada has more than 5,616 confirmed coronavirus cases, including 61 deaths. About 445 people have recovered.

'I Love Rock 'N Roll' Songwriter Alan Merrill Dies From Coronavirus

Alan Merrill has sadly passed away from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The musician, who was part of the Arrows, and was the writer behind “I Love Rock N’ Roll”, died at the age of 69 due to complications from the virus.

Alan‘s daughter, Laura, shared the news on Facebook: “The Coronavirus took my father this morning. I was given 2 minutes to say my goodbyes before I was rushed out. He seemed peaceful and as I left there was still a glimmer of hope that he wouldn’t be a ticker on the right hand side of the CNN/Fox news screen.”

She continued, “I walked 50 blocks home still with hope in my heart. The city that I knew was empty. I felt I was the only person here and perhaps in many ways I was. By the time I got in the doors to my apartment I received the news that he was gone.”

Joan Jett, who had a huge hit with “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”, shared her condolences of his passing.

“My thoughts and love go to his family, friends and music community as a whole,” she wrote on Twitter. You can read her full statement below.

See the other celebrities who have unfortunately lost their lives because of the virus here.

CBS News Journalist Maria Mercader Passes Away From Coronavirus

CBS News has revealed that one of their longtime staffers, Maria Mercader, has passed away from Covid-19 coronavirus.

Maria was just 54 and the network reports she “helped shape strategy for the network’s correspondents and reporters.”

The network also reported that Maria had fought cancer in the past and related illnesses for more than 20 years.

“Even more than her talents as a journalist, we will miss her indomitable spirit,” Susan Zirinsky, CBS News president and senior executive producer, shared. “Maria was part of all of our lives. Even when she was hospitalized — and she knew something was going on at CBS, she would call with counsel, encouragement, and would say ‘you can do this.’ I called Maria a ‘warrior,’ she was. Maria was a gift we cherished.”

RIP Maria.

If you missed it, NIH director Dr. Fauci revealed how many more deaths are expected in the United States.

'Superstore' Actor Nico Santos' Step-Dad Has Died From Coronavirus

Nico Santos is mourning the loss of his step-dad, Sonny, has he has passed away from coronavirus.

The Superstore actor revealed the sad news on his Twitter, revealing that it’s heartbreaking not to be able to comfort his mom or brother over their loss, and that his mom is actually battling the virus herself.

“For the time being, she has not required hospitalization,” Nico shared. “The loss of my stepfather is devastation but what has gutted me is taht this pandemic has kept my family apart.”

He added, “I can’t hold my mother as she mourns her husband. I can’t hug my brother as he contemplates a world without his father…”

“I want to thank everyone of you who offered up prayers, love and assistance to our family during this difficult time. Please continue to pray and send healing energy to my mom…Rest in Peace Tito Sonny. I love you.”

The death toll due to coronavirus in the United States has surpassed 2,000. See which celebrities have passed away from the virus here.

John Prine in Critical Condition After Being Hospitalized Due to Coronavirus

John Prine is in critical care.

The 73-year-old country singer-songwriter’s official account provided an update on Sunday (March 29).

“After a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday (March 26). He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical,” the statement reads.

“This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have loved and supported John over the years, we wanted to let you know, and give you the chance to send on more of that love and support now. And know that we love you, and John loves you.”

See John Prine‘s official statement…

Joe Diffie Dead - Country Star Dies Due to Coronavirus at 61

Joe Diffie has sadly died.

The country star passed away at the age of 61 due to complications related to coronavirus, a spokesperson confirmed to Variety on Sunday (March 29).

“Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away today, Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). His family respects their privacy at this time,” the statement read.

He confirmed the diagnosis on Friday (March 27).

“I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment. My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic,” he said at the time.

Joe Diffie was a member of the Grand Ole Opry for 25 years, and is best known for more than 20 Top 10 country hits, including “Home,” “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets),” “Third Rock From the Sun,” “Pickup Man” and “Bigger Than the Beatles.”

Our thoughts are with Joe Diffie‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

Tragically, more stars are continuing to die due to the ongoing pandemic.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Anticipates This Many Deaths in the U.S. Due to Pandemic

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