Coronavirus Outbreak: Laine Hardy, winner of 2019 American Idol, tests positive, recovering under home quarantine

Through a social media post, Laine Hardy confirmed that he had mild symptoms for the coronavirus

FP Staff June 23, 2020 08:57:23 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Laine Hardy, winner of 2019 American Idol, tests positive, recovering under home quarantine

Laine Hardy, the 2019 winner of American Idol, says he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 but his symptoms are mild and he is recovering under home quarantine.

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The 19-year-old singer from Livingston, Louisiana, wrote on his Facebook page and on Instagram.

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Hardly had performed Friday, singing the national anthem at swearing-in ceremonies for Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard’s third term, The Advocate reported.

Hardy also recently completed a virtual tour that was watched by more than 2 million viewers. And his next livestream is scheduled Thursday evening.

Acoustic versions of his new songs 'Ground I Grew Up On' and 'Let There Be Country' will debut on Friday.

(With inputs from The Associated Press)

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