NEW YORK, USA — The wife of veteran calypsonian Slinger ‘Mighty Sparrow’ Francisco says his condition has improved; he is out of a coma and is conscious and responsive.
“We are pleased to inform the fans of Dr Slinger Francisco, The Mighty Sparrow, and the population at large that he is conscious and responsive. He is being monitored and we are hopeful that he will continue to progress further.
“We are especially grateful to the doctors and nurses for their professional and attentive caring for him. We also wish to express our profound appreciation for the prayers and outpouring of well wishes from all concerned and will issue further updates as it becomes necessary,” Margaret Francisco said.
Sparrow had been comatose in a New York hospital for several days.