The author of the song I Love Rock 'n' Roll died of coronavirus

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the American vocalist Alan Merrill died in new York on coronavirus, reports He was 69.

the Daughter of a musician told me that she only had two minutes to say goodbye to her father.

“we may not be able to properly mourn him at the funeral. I just lost the greatest love of your life and will not be able to hug anyone since I had contact with infected and should isolate themselves for two weeks… one, she said.

the Woman urged people to stay home for the sake of others.

Alan Merrill is the author of I Love Rock ’n’ Roll. He wrote one of the most famous rock songs of the twentieth century in 1975 in collaboration with a member of the band the Arrows Jake hooker.

Earlier it became known that the ex-President of the Dutch football club “Vitesse” Kees Bakker died of coronavirus. He was 76 years old. The functionary was admitted to hospital on March 21. For the last time, he was suffering from lung cancer.

the who on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the organization, in the world are already infected more than 638 thousand people, more than 30 thousand died. In Russia recorded more than 1.5 thousand cases, recovered 64 people died 8 people.

the US is the leader in the number of people infected with coronavirus have been detected there almost 140 thousand cases of infection, 2.4 thousand people died. In new York state fell ill almost 60 thousand people and more than a thousand people died. The state became the epicenter of the spread of coronavirus across the country.

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