Published Apr 22, 2020Marianne Faithfull has been released from a London hospital after contracting COVID-19 earlier this month.
The 73-year-old singer, who tested positive for the virus and has been under observation by the NHS since March 31, has now be discharged after nearly three weeks in recovery.
Her representatives confirmed her release earlier today, stating that she is now recuperating in London.
"We are really happy to say that Marianne has been discharged from hospital today, 22 days after being admitted suffering from the symptoms of COVID-19," a post from Faithfull's team read. "She will continue to recuperate in London. Marianne thanks you all for your kind messages of concern which have meant a great deal through what is such a difficult time for so many. She is also very grateful to all the NHS staff who cared for her at the hospital and, without doubt, saved her life."
Faithfull's latest studio album, Negative Capacity, was released in 2018. She is best known for her hit single "As Tears Go By."