Black Veil Brides Guitarist Jinxx Gives COVID Update

Black Veil Brides axeman Jinxx updates from his sick bed, says, “This is no hoax…”

Black Veil Brides Guitarist Jinxx Gives COVID Update
Nick Ruskell
Jonathan Weiner

Last week, Black Veil Brides guitarist Jinxx revealed that he had contracted coronavirus and was isolating from his wife and new son Lennon. Good news: he’s given an update saying that while he’s not back to being fit as a butcher’s dog just yet, he’s getting better, and advises fans to keep vigilant because, frankly, having COVID is shit and dangerous.

“Thank you all for the outpouring of well wishes I received while I’ve been hunkered down with COVID,” he says. “Little update on my condition, today is the first day I don’t feel like absolute death, although I still can’t smell or taste anything and my brain is still a little foggy. I’m not quite 100 per cent, but I have some energy back and I’m excited because the Department of Health says that I can come out of quarantine tomorrow for Thanksgiving.

“Even though I won’t be able to taste any of the food, I get to hold my wife and son again after a week and a half of not being able to and I’m extremely grateful for that.”

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He also took the opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of being careful over Thanksgiving and Christmas.

“I just wanted to say to everyone to continue to stay safe and please wear a mask! No matter how annoying it is,” he says. “And take this seriously. This is no hoax and cases are spiking everywhere, and no-one is immune. And just because you got a negative result doesn’t make you immune or mean you may not have just contracted it. So be cautious and maybe think twice about travel and gathering plans over the holidays.

“Though I appreciate the good wishes, I’m not sharing my story for sympathy as much as a warning, especially a day before people are most likely gathering with people outside of their household despite CDC guidelines advising not to,” Jinxx continues. “Having a newborn in our lives, we thought we had been super extra careful following all the protocols and yet @mommajinxx and I still got it. So be safe out there, stay home if you can, FaceTime and Zoom exist! Be courteous to your family and the rest of the world, let’s try to avoid any more people getting sick!”

Get well soon, Jinxx!

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