Lightning national anthem singer moved to ICU nearly a week after hospitalization with COVID


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A beloved member of the Bolts Nation is continuing her battle with COVID-19.

Unfortunately, 8 On Your Side has learned that Sonya Bryson-Kirksey has been moved to the intensive care unit nearly a week after initially being hospitalized for the virus.

According to Bryson-Kirksey’s husband, the Tampa Bay Lightning national anthem singer saw a spike in her fever Tuesday night, causing doctors to transfer her to the ICU.

8 On Your Side was told several tests have been conducted, however, it will take 48 hours before doctors receive any results.

Bryson-Kirksey has continuously received support from the Tampa Bay community since her initial unexpected diagnosis. She was vaccinated for COVID-19 but also has an underlying condition: Multiple sclerosis.

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