American rapper Offset has announced that his great uncle has died of the complications due to coronavirus.
The 28-year-old rapper shared the news on social media and asked his fans to pray for his family during such a difficult time.
"S*** this corona s*** done killed my great uncle. Rip uncle Jerry damn man. Pray for my family," he wrote in an Instagram story on Sunday.
The death toll in the US, the worst-hit country by far, has reached over 40,000 with more than 750,000 confirmed infections.