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Lizzo donates lunch to hospital workers battling coronavirus

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Singer Lizzo donated food to multiple hospitals this week for health care workers battling the coronavirus.

The Grammy Award-winning pop phenomenon treated staff to lunch at health care facilities including University of Washington Medical Center and a University of Minnesota affiliate in Minneapolis, her publicist told The Seattle Times on Monday.

Lizzo shared a video message, posted on the Twitter account for the UW Medical Center, thanking the medical professionals for making sure that “we’re safe and healthy and healing people.”

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) thanked Lizzo with a nod to her own lyrics from “Truth Hurts.”

Lizzo’s representative said the “Good As Hell” songstress sent the food to hospitals “that were hit really hard for staff working around the clock.”

Washington state was the initial epicenter of the coronavirus in the U.S., with 4,896 confirmed cases and 195 deaths as of March 28. 

Lizzo also has a special connection to Minnesota, a state that has recorded 629 positive cases and 12 COVID-19 related deaths. 

After studying classical music with a focus on flute at the University of Houston, Lizzo moved to Minneapolis where she broke into the rap and hip-hop music scene.

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