CHICAGO (WLS) -- Legendary Chicago singer-songwriter John Prine is hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19 symptoms, according to his family.
Prine was hospitalized Thursday and intubated Saturday night, his family said in a statement on Twitter.
Prine was a giant in the 1970's Chicago folk music scene.
His wife Fiona tested positive for the virus on March 18.
Prine is a multiple Grammy-winner who graduated from Proviso East High School in Maywood, where he worked as a mailman before becoming a music legend.
Chicago folk music star John Prine hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms, family says