Laine Hardy, the previous soul with a contemporary twist who took house the title of “American Idol” in 2019, revealed that he has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
The 19-year-old Livingston, La., native made the assertion in a Facebook post on Sunday and described his signs as “mild.”
“This wasn’t what I anticipated on the primary day of summer season,” he wrote within the observe, which was additionally shared on his Instagram Story.
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He continued: “My doctor confirmed I have Coronavirus, but my symptoms are mild and I’m home recovering in quarantine. Y’all stay safe & healthy!”
Hardy had carried out Friday, singing the nationwide anthem at swearing-in ceremonies for Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard’s third time period, The Advocate reported.
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Hardy additionally just lately accomplished a digital tour that was watched by greater than 2 million viewers, and his subsequent livestream is scheduled for Thursday night.
Acoustic variations of his new songs “Ground I Grew Up On” and “Let There Be Country” will debut on Friday.
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Hardy gained the truth singing competitors by beating Alejandro Aranda, who completed as runner-up, and Madison VanDenburg, who positioned third.
The Related Press contributed to this report.