Ice-T says wife Coco Austin's father has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Arizona... as rapper slams people refusing to wear masksBy
Ice-T says wife Coco Austin’s father has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Arizona… as rapper slams people refusing to wear masks
Ice-T revealed on Tuesday that his father-in-law is in hospital suffering from COVID-19.
The musician shared a photo of wife Coco Austin’s dad wearing an oxygen mask while hospitalized in Arizona.
‘Coco’s father checked into the Hospital yesterday. Covid in AZ’ Ice-T – born Tracy Lauren Marrow – tweeted.
Worrying: Ice-T revealed on Tuesday that wife Coco Austin’s father is in hospital with coronavirus
Prior to posting about Coco’s dad, the actor was outspoken about the need to wear a face mask out in public.
‘At this point, wearing a Mask in public is more of an IQ test..’ tweeted on Sunday.
The CDC advises everyone wear a mask while out in public.
‘Cloth face coverings are recommended as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from traveling into the air and onto other people when the person wearing the cloth face covering coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice.’
This week Arizona became the latest coronavirus hot spot to reverse its reopening by closing bars and gyms.
Arizona health officials reported 4,682 more confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday – the most reported in a single day in the state so far and the eighth time in the past 10 days that daily cases surpassed the 3,000 mark.
Ice-T shared a photo of Coco’s dad in hospital in Arizona wearing an oxygen mask
Low IQ: The 62-year-old rapper hit out at people refusing to wear a mask
Tough talk: As coronavirus rates in the US soar once again, the rapper has been outspoken about the risks involved
Deaths in the state increased by 62 percent after recording 249 new fatalities in a week, bringing the death toll to 1,588.
Health officials have warned, however, that the death rate could potentially shoot back up again because fatality rates often lag behind infection rates.
Officials say people under 35 years old have been going to bars, parties and social events without masks, becoming infected and then spreading the disease to older, more vulnerable people.
In the past week, Florida, Louisiana, Idaho and Washington state have seen new infections more than double.
Arizona, Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky, Florida and Tennessee were the states that saw the largest increases in deaths in the past week.
Family: Ice, 62, and Coco, 41, married in 2005 and have one daughter, Chanel, four together
Concerning trend: Arizona health officials reported 4,682 more confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday – the most reported in a single day in the state so far and the eighth time in the past 10 days that daily cases surpassed the 3,000 mark