Left Menu
Development News Edition

J Balvin reveals COVID-19 diagnosis, says he has had ‘difficult’ days

In a pre-recorded acceptance speech for Spanish award show Premios Juventud, Balvin said he has been through really complicated times and advised his fans to take the pandemic seriously "I am recovering from COVID-19.I'v e had difficult days, very complicated days.

PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: 14-08-2020 14:00 IST | Created: 14-08-2020 14:00 IST
J Balvin reveals COVID-19 diagnosis, says he has had ‘difficult’ days

Singer J Balvin has revealed that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is recovering well at his home in native Medellin, Colombia. In a pre-recorded acceptance speech for Spanish award show Premios Juventud, Balvin said he has been through really complicated times and advised his fans to take the pandemic seriously

"I am recovering from COVID-19.I'v e had difficult days, very complicated days. At times you think that you won't get it, and I got it. It hit me really hard,” the musician said. “I'm sending a message to everyone who follows me, all young people, people in general, please take care of yourselves. Protect yourselves. This is not a joke... The virus exists and it's very dangerous. Please take care of yourselves. I'm recovering and I love you all,” he added

Balvin won the award for Video Con El Mensaje Mas Poderoso (Video with the most powerful message) for his music video for "Rojo”.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Post-COVID-19 Nigeria needs a robust Health Management Information System to handle high disease burden

Nigeria is among a few countries that conceptualised a health management information system HMIS in the early 90s but implementation has been a challenge till date. Besides COVID-19, the country has a huge burden of communicable and non-com...

Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...

COVID-19: Argentina’s health system inefficiencies exaggerate flaws of health information system

You can recover from a drop in the GDP, but you cant recover from death, was the straightforward mindset of Argentinas President Alberto Fernndez and defined the countrys response to COVID-19. The South American nation imposed a strict...

Rwanda’s COVID-19 response commendable but health information system needs improvement

Rwanda is consistently working to improve its health information system from many years. However, it is primarily dependent on the collection and reporting of health data on a monthly basis. Besides, evaluation studies on Rwandas HIS publis...

Videos

Latest News

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets President, urges him to send back agriculture bills

Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad met President Ram Nath Kovind and urged him to return the agriculture-related bills that were passed on Sunday amid protests. Speaking to reporters after meeting the President, Congre...

MI vs KKR scoreboard

Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders here on Wednesday.Mumbai Indians Innings Quinton de Kock c Naik b Shivam Mavi 1 Rohit c Cummins b Shivam Mavi 80 Suryakumar Yadav run out NarineM...

India in process of finalising FTA with Mauritius: Goyal

India is in the process of finalising the proposed free trade agreement with Mauritius which is aimed at further strengthening economic ties between the countries, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. The proposed ...

Punjab cabinet gives nod for PACL disinvestment

The Punjab cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod for disinvestment of Punjab Alkalies Chemicals Limited PACL. Accepting the report of the Extraordinary General Meeting EGM of PACL as well as the recommendations of the Empowered Group of Minist...

Give Feedback