Singer Marianne Faithfull in hospital with coronavirus

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British singer Marianne Faithfull has been admitted to a hospital in London with coronavirus, her manager told Rolling Stone magazine.

She tested positive on Monday and developed pneumonia, according to Francois Ravard. “She is stable and responding to treatment,” he says.

The musician, who first became popular in the 1960s, has a history of health problems including hepatitis C as well as anorexia and drug addiction.

Faithfull’s latest and 21st studio album was Negative Capability in 2018. She has also acted in theatre productions and films including Girl On A Motorcycle.

Meanwhile, last week musicians John Prine and Adam Schlesinger died from Covid-19.