Jeremih is feeling grateful after recovering from a severe case of COVID-19. The singer spent weeks in the intensive care unit after contracting Rona and is now recovering at home.
“First and foremost I would like to thank God and the incredible team of doctors and nurses at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for saving my life. I will be forever grateful,” the rapper said in a statement to ET on Saturday. “I would also like to thank my family and friends for all their prayers and well wishes. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude.”
“A special thanks to Chance The Rapper, 50 cents, and Diddy for their love and support,” he continued. “I would also like to thank all my fans and people around the world who prayed for me. I’m getting stronger everyday, and look forward to spending time with my sons.”
The 33-year-old artist, whose real name is Jeremy Felton, was placed on a ventilator in the intensive care unit last month at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. His representative said at the time that his condition was “rare for a young man his age without underlying conditions.”
“Everyone diagnosed with Covid-19 is affected differently. Unfortunately for Jeremih, Covid-19 viciously attacked his body,” the representative said.
News of Jeremih’s recovery was announced on Thursday by his friend and collaborator Chance the Rapper, who tweeted, “I am filled with praise right now. I just heard my brother Jeremih’s voice on the phone for the first time in almost a month. He will be out the hospital tomorrow (Friday). We give all glory to the father in Jesus name.”