A few days ago, the artist posted a video from the hospital on social media to reveal that he had tested positive for the coronavirus
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Photo: javiermiranda.tv / IG.
Javier Miranda , the renowned imitator of the Mexican singer Juan Gabriel, died this Sunday, November 15, after suffering complications derived from Covid-19. This was confirmed on social networks by figures from the entertainment world such as Fernando Lozano, actor and host of the television program Gente Regia .
“Sad news … My dear Javier Miranda has just passed away … the best imitator of Juan Gabriel,” wrote the presenter on Twitter.
On November 10, the Monterrey artist published a video from a hospital bed, and revealed that he had been hospitalized after testing positive for the coronavirus. In the images, he appeared connected to a respirator, and asked his followers to take extreme precautions during the pandemic. According to local media, he was in the Hospital de Tierra y Libertad, in Nuevo León.
“Thank you to each of you who care about me. I'm very sad, you have to really want to, this is very difficult. To the people, please, do not think it is a lie, it is true “Miranda said in the video.” And this, to all the people who have already lent you money, please report to me. If you ever have the heart of return it, do it because yes I will need it. For now, God is with me, “he added.
Photo: javiermiranda.tv / IG.
After confirming the news of his death, artists and fans wrote messages in honor of the impersonator from Monterrey, who referred to himself as “the voice and image of Juan Gabriel.”
“RIP the best imitator of Juan Gabriel, Javier Miranda” , published on Twitter the “show man” Ernesto Chavana (@ErnestoChavana), who has more than 1.6 million followers on the social network.
“We will miss you friend Javier Miranda, voice and image of Juan Gabriel. Hug your family, DEP ” , expressed Los Chicharrines (@LOSCHICHARRINES).
“Always cheerful, talented and respectful. We saw you fight this virus and send us blessings . You are great Javier Miranda my respect and admiration. A great artist is going to heaven, gentlemen. Minutes of applause and standing for Javier ”, wrote the user @angeldelpieroX.
“I saw it live and it was awesome. Javier Miranda was like seeing the real Juan Gabriel ”, tweeted the user @Tirodopolus.
For years, the impersonator was considered one of the best doubles of the “Divo de Juárez” . His talent allowed him to fill concerts, perform at private events, and become a beloved artist for the public.
Throughout his career, he attended television programs on several occasions, such as the morning show “Hoy” on Televisa, or the shows that that network broadcasts in Monterrey. He even interpreted the Mañanitas to the Virgin of Guadalupe in the Basilica.
On Saturday, November 14, the Ministry of Health (Ssa) of the federal government reported that in Mexico there were already one million cases of COVID-19, and 98,259 deaths . At the national level, 52,131 active cases are calculated, of which the majority are in Mexico City and the State of Mexico.
Show personalities, such as Sofía Castro, daughter of Angélica Rivera, Galilea Montijo, Paul Stanley, Leonardo Daniel, Ariel Miramontes, Andrea Escalona and her aunt Andrea Rodríguez, revealed in recent weeks that they tested positive for Covid-19.
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