"The real healing begins," says the family

“The real healing begins,” says the family

Jeremih appears to be on the mend after battling a novel coronavirus case.

The 33-year-old singer, real name Jeremy Felton, has been relocated from intensive care and is on the way to recovery a week after it was revealed he was hospitalized and ventilated on Saturday report, the TMZ.

His family confirmed the news, telling TMZ and Entertainment Tonight in a statement: “Jeremih has been transferred from intensive care. He will spend the rest of his recovery time in a regular hospital room. True healing begins. Thank you for your prayers and wishes.”

A representative from Jeremih did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

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The last update on the singer’s condition came on Thursday when his agent announced that he had been taken off the ventilator but that his condition was still viewed as critical and he was staying in intensive care.

“J has just been pulled off the ventilator,” his agent said in a statement to Variety. “He is still in critical condition in intensive care. Please keep him in your prayers.”

Jeremih’s hospital stay was first reported by TMZ last Saturday, November 14th, when a number of stars and fellow artists exchanged messages of support for him on social media.

“Pray for my boy @jeremih that he is not well – this is real – he’s in intensive care in Chicago,” 50 Cent wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of the couple who have worked together several times over the years. The rapper later added in another post: “Thanks for 🙏🏿 for my boy Jeremih, he’s responding today and doing it a little better.”

Please, if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he is like a brother to me and he is sick right now. I believe in the healing power of Jesus. So if you can for me, please say a prayer over him

– Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) November 14, 2020

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Hitmaka also asked for prayers on Instagram, stating that he was speaking to Jeremiah’s mother and wrote in his post, “I need everyone who prays for my brother @jeremih. This message is posted with his mother’s blessing.”

Meanwhile, Chance the Rapper wrote on Twitter: “Please, if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he’s like a brother to me and he’s sick right now. I believe in the healing powers of Jesus, so if you can please, please say a prayer over him. “

“Prayers, pray for your strength @Jeremih,” Big Sean said in a tweet, while Meek Mill wrote, “Prayers up to Jerimah [sic] and his family. “

“Keep Jeremih in my prayers,” Toni Braxton wrote in a separate message.

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