Granger Smith Falls Ill, Gets Tested For Coronavirus

After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Granger Smith recently got tested for COVID-19 and documented it all on his YouTube Channel, ‘The…


Andrew Wendowski

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April 29, 2020


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After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Granger Smith recently got tested for COVID-19 and documented it all on his YouTube Channel, ‘The Smiths.”

In a new video shared with fans on Wednesday (April 29), Smith shared that is sick and promised viewers that the video was not “clickbait.”

“I promise, I’m sick and it’s a really weird time in the world to be sick,”he said.

Smith went on to explain that he woke up feeling ill and that he had come down with a sore throat, high fever and body aches. He immediately quarantined as a precautionary measure to keep his family safe.

“So yesterday, I woke up in the morning with a little bit of a sore throat, and then it turned into a fever at about noon and when it turned into a fever…My fever went up to like 103, and I quickly quarantined myself, I went to the farm and got on the bus and I was just sitting on my bus and was ‘like what is going on,’” he shared. “I have been around the same group of people for 6 weeks, none of those people have gone anywhere.”

Smith worried that he was experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

“My mind is racing and I’m like Googling all the symptoms [of COVID-19], the one thing that was sticking out to me, I don’t have a cough, I just have a really high fever, am achy and a really bad sore throat. I’m like that sounds like strep, that’s every that has to do with strep,” he said. “So I was like well, I gotta go get tested. I go to the doctor and run all the tests. These days going to the doctor and getting all these tests is a strange deal. You know? I had a mask on, gloves on and the one test that comes back positive is strep.”

The singer/songwriter went home feeling extra thankful for his health.

“It was definitely a bit of a wake-up call for me, makes you feel more grateful for a healthy family.”

Click the video above to watch Granger Smith’s latest YouTube video documenting his COVID-19 test.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.