Smokey Robinson says that his battle with coronavirus in December nearly claimed his life.
“I am a COVID survivor,” Robinson informed Daily Mail “I got it severely and I was hospitalized for 11 days — and four or five of those I do not even remember. It really was touch and go and a terribly debilitating ailment.”
He mentioned he did not know if he’d ever sing once more.
“I was not sure that I would ever be able to sing again because it took my voice,” he mentioned. “I could barely even talk. Even when I got home I was hoarse, I could not try to sing because I was afraid. It was one of the most frightening fights I have ever had.”
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He mentioned that he survived as a result of he was typically match. “It sounds weird, I know, but the severity of my condition didn’t hit me until it was over,” he mentioned. “I looked back and knew that I could’ve died . . . It was that severe. Then it scared me.”