American singer, Trey Songz has tested positive for coronavirus.
The 35-year-old father of one took to social media on Monday night October 5, to share the news with his fans in a video he posted.
“Here with a very important message to let you know I tested positive for COVID-19,” he shared. “I’ve taken many tests as I’ve been out protesting, food drives, of course, I have a very young son at home, so I get tested periodically and this time it, unfortunately, came back positive.”
The Bottoms Up singer said he ‘will be taking it seriously’ and ‘self-quarantining … until he sees a negative sign.’
“I will be taking it seriously,” he continued, after noting 1/1000 Black people have died from the virus. “I will be self-quarantining, I will be in my house until I see a negative sign.”
He also noted that 7.5 million Americans have contracted the virus, and that ‘one out of 1000 Black people have died from it.
Songz added, ‘My grandfather passed away early this year and while it wasn’t said that it was COVID, I do believe it was; so, I’ve always taken it serious.’
He advised his fans, ‘If you come in contact with COVID, please do the same, please do the same – don’t be like the president.’