Kelly Price says she almost died from Covid-19
“At one point they lost me,” she said. “I woke up a few days later, a few days later, and the first thing I remember was the team of doctors standing around me and asking if I knew what year it was.”
Price first shared that she tested positive for Covid-19 on July 29. She did not say if she was vaccinated.
The singer’s lawyer, Monica Ewing, told media that Price is not missing, but is simply recovering.
In the video shared on TMZ, Price said she had Covid for about a week at home with her husband taking care of her before he also tested positive just before she was rushed. in the hospital with worsening symptoms, including a fever of 103 degrees.
She said she was released from the hospital with an oxygen tank due to a lack of beds and over the next four weeks health workers visited her at home.
“People were definitely seeing me,” Price said. “People who could actually say something are not allowed to do so because of HIPAA law [Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act which guards the privacy of patients] law.”
She said she received her first negative Covid test about a week ago,
She brought up the issue with her sister, saying she hadn’t been in contact with her for some time.
Price’s attorney, Monica Ewing, told CNN via email that her client “plans to talk more about her Covid journey, but not at this time. She wants to go deeper on her recovery journey first and rehabilitation “.