The prolific songwriter and member of Fountains of Wayne and Ivy was hospitalized after being infected with the novel coronavirus.
Adam Schlesinger, the prolific songwriter and member of Fountains of Wayne and Ivy, has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus. He is not in a coma, Billboard can confirm, and his condition is improving.
Schlesinger's longtime attorney Josh Grier tells Billboard that Schlesinger "tested positive for the virus, and has been hospitalized on a ventilator." He has been receiving "excellent medical" care for over a week, and the hospital has seen an improvement in his condition.
Schlesinger's family also provided the following statement via his attorney Jaime Herman to Billboard: "Thank you for the outpouring of love for Adam and his family. Adam has been hospitalized with COVID-19. He’s on a ventilator and has been sedated to facilitate his recovery. He is receiving excellent care, his condition is improving and we are cautiously optimistic. His family appreciates all of the love and support."