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Country artist Sturgill Simpson had harsh words for the doctors who refused to test him a month ago for COVID and the President, after getting a positive test.
In a recent Instagram post, Simpson said he's had COVID symptoms for over a month now and finally got someone to test him. In the post he talks about feeling ill in March when his tour got shut down. He was experiencing the tell-tale symptoms of Coronavirus like "chest pains, fever, and pre-stroke blood pressure levels". He wrote, "I spent an hour listening to a (highly condescending) Doctor refuse to test me because I “did not fit testing criteria” and tell me why it was impossible that I had contracted the virus due to its extreme rarity......even though I was told by two nurses that I was the first person their hospital had walk in requesting to be tested."
He continued, "Almost one month later on April 6th my wife and I were both tested after finally finding a free drive-thru testing facility outside a National Guard depot. Yesterday on Friday April 10th, after almost one month without any symptoms, I received a call from the Nashville CDC stating that my test resulted in a positive detection for Covid-19. My wife (who has been by my side since Europe) tested negative."
He then went on a rant about the government giving out misinformation and saying "But hey, at least our Government appointed task force headed by a man who does not believe in science is against mass testing and we now have a second task force in the works to “open America back up for business!"