Ted Nugent, who has long downplayed the COVID-19 pandemic as a “fraud,” said he tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday.
Controversial singer reveals his diagnosis Facebook live He said, “I’m sick than a dog.”
Newgent said his symptoms Including stuffed head and body pain
“I’ve had the flu symptoms for the last 10 days. I thought I was dying,” the singer said. “For the last few days, I could literally barely crawl out of bed, but I crawl.”
Newgent used racist terminology to describe the virus and spoke with television personality John Brencus on his second Facebook live.
“I’ve never been so sick in my life,” Newgent said. He went on to suggest that it wouldn’t make sense to be tested for COVID-19, downplaying social distance, wearing a mask, and the need for viral vaccination.
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Encourage people to be at least 6 feet apart From non-family members, wear a mask or face cover in public and receive the COVID-19 vaccine to slow the spread of the highly contagious virus.
Earlier this month, Newgent said his 2021 tour was canceled due to a pandemic. He complained about the decision of the production company, which he called the “COVID-19 Freak.”
Newgent, 72, also misunderstood fans about the number of people who died from the virus, their mortality rate, and their comparison with the 1918 Spanish flu. Snopes report.
He asked why the country was not closed for COVIDs 1-18 and falsely suggested that there had been an 18-year coronavirus infection. (The “19” in COVID-19 refers to 2019 when the virus was discovered.)
In August 2020, Newgent called the coronavirus a “destroying leftist scam (then President Donald Trump).”
Newgent said he did not receive the COVID-19 vaccine because he did not trust it. At Christmas, Newgent said that the coronavirus was “Not a real pandemic It’s not a real vaccine. “
Of the 75 million Americans who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of last week, only 5,814 were “breakthrough cases” of the virus. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention..