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Joe Diffie has died after contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He was 61 years old when he died on Sunday (March 29). Diffie's PR team shared the news of his death via a press release, which asks for privacy for his family at this time. Diffie had revealed on Friday (March 27) that he had tested positive for the coronavirus . "I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment," Diffie said at the time. "My family and I are asking for privacy at this time.". The singer's statement also urged fans to do all they can to stop the spread of the virus: "We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic," he added at the time. Full story

29 March