Singer-songwriter Escar Chávez was hospitalized with symptoms of COVID-19.
“We report that unfortunately Master Oscar Chavez was hospitalized with symptoms of COVID-19 and is under observation. We’ll give news as we get news. We appreciate the support messages received,” reads on the singer’s Facebook page.
Chávez’s office, according to the newspaper Reforma, reported that the 85-year-old musician “is delicate, but stable.”
The same medium indicated that he was hospitalized at the November 20 clinic of ISSSTE.
In an interview with Notimex Valentina López, press manager for the interpreter for Por ti y Macondo, she said she has already been tested to see if it is COVID-19.
“We don’t know for sure yet, but he had symptoms of coronavirus, he came in with a high fever and a little shortness of breath,” Lopez said.
“El caifán mayor”, as the singer is nicknamed for his participation in the film Los caifanes, directed by Juan Ibáñez in 1967, just turned 85 on March 20.
“He’s already been tested and we’re waiting for the results. In the hospital they give the reports once a day only by phone, so we don’t have much information either. You can’t go into the hospital or ask for a diagnosis, they’re warning what happens,” Lopez added.
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