Prine was hospitalized Thursday and intubated Saturday night, his family said in a statement on Twitter.
Prine was a giant in the 1970’s Chicago folk music scene.
His wife Fiona tested positive for the virus on March 18.
Prine is a multiple Grammy-winner who graduated from Proviso East High School in Maywood, where he worked as a mailman before becoming a music legend.
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