Mikkey Dee, the current drummer of Scorpions and formerly of Motörhead, has confirmed that he contracted coronavirus back in April, and has thankfully “fully recovered”.
Dee took to Instagram to clarify his health, after Dokken frontman (and former bandmate) Don Dokken said Mikkey was “sick as a dog” and had lost “35 pounds” having contracted COVID-19 in Australia with his wife. Dee clarified that this was not quite the case, telling fans that “the virus was contracted in Sweden”, and he actually lost 15 pounds. But since mid-April he has been absolutely fan, feeling the effects of coronavirus for “about one month.”
Said Dee on Instagram: “I just want to set some rumours straight regarding Don Dokken’s statement about my corona situation. I did get corona and was sick for about one month. I am now fully recovered since mid April. I was already playing hockey and drums by the end of April. Unfortunately my good friend Don got some info wrong. I did not get corona in Australia, the virus was contracted in Sweden. I did not loose 35 pounds, I lost 15 pounds.
“But as I just mentioned, I am now fully recovered and have [registered] antibodies so that feels great. I can’t wait for things to go back to normal so we can hit the road again. Thank you guys for caring and my heart goes out to each and everyone affected by the current situation our world is in.”
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