Amado Batista testa positivo para Covid-19, diz família

O cantor Amado Batista, de 69 anos, testou positivo para Covid-19 e está isolado em casa, em Goiânia, segundo informou a família nesta quinta-feira (24). O diagnóstico positivo foi dado há três dias. De acordo com os parentes, o artista sentiu apenas febre como sintoma da doença.

“Ele está com Covid-19, mas está em casa, em isolamento. Mas está tudo bem, graças a Deus”, informou a família.

Nesta semana, o artista procurou um hospital particular de Goiânia para fazer exames de sangue e raio-x do tórax para acompanhamento médico.

Mais de 40 anos de carreira

O cantor tem 44 anos de carreira na música popular brasileira. O perfil divulgado em seu site oficial diz que “Amado passou a fazer parte da cultura brasileira ao criar sua própria fórmula musical”.

Segundo a biografia, o cantor uniu a sonoridade das modas de viola, no meio dos anos 1970, o apuro melódico da jovem guarda e o viés popular da música brasileira para escrever letras em forma de crônicas.

Amado Batista — Foto: Divulgação/ Paparazzo Fernando Alves Lima
Foto: Divulgação/ Paparazzo Fernando Alves Lima

Por Rafael Oliveira e Guilherme Rodrigues

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