Kyanna Sutton Singer
Kyanna Sutton was a singer who shared heart-breaking pleas for everyone to ‘stay safe’ during the pandemic from her hospital bed, has reportedly died from Covid. Sutton was just 28 years old when she was admitted to the hospital in Norwich with breathing difficulties.
The popular and talented singer had struggled with brittle asthma – a rare form of the disease – since childhood and had been shielding since March last year.
She was a member of the Norwich Community Choir
How old was Kyanna Sutton?
Kyanna Sutton was 28 years old at the time of death.
Kyanna Sutton COVID
Her mother Kirstie told how after suffering a severe asthma attack, Kyanna was admitted to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where she was diagnosed with Covid-19. Sutton’s asthma had worsened over the last two years and she had become reliant on steroid treatment which caused weight gain.
Speaking to the Mirror, she said Kyanna had spent 16 days struggling to breathe on oxygen and on a ventilator before Kirstie allowed the doctors to turn her life support off. Kyanna had shared her battle with the virus on Facebook while receiving treatment in the hospital.
Photos from her hospital bed show the singer being treated with an oxygen mask and a bubble hood to help with her breathing.
In a post shared on January 2, days after her admission, she said: ‘I can barely move without losing my breath completely. I can just about talk in sentences.
‘I’m in and out of sleep but my breathing wakes me up. It feels like someone is stomping on my chest and back.
‘It feels like I’m going backward – I guess things get worse before they get better.
‘This is so real. The ward I’m on is full. There are six nurses and healthcare assistants and 36+ patients.
‘They’re overwhelmed. Please be careful please be safe. I was and look where it got me.’
Her last post was shared on January 12 read: ‘Come on people let’s find some strength and love and fight this together.’
Three days later she was placed on life support and died on January 18.
Kyanna Sutton Death & Cause of Death
Her mother Kirstie, who had also tested positive for coronavirus, was allowed to be at her bedside when she passed. She described the moment as ‘peaceful’ and said: ‘She didn’t even attempt to breathe herself. She just slipped away.’
Ms. Sutton said her daughter was a ‘fighter, always thought of others, and had an incredible passion for singing’.
She said: ‘Even until the end she was still trying to put it out there and warn people.’
Kyanna Sutton GoFundMe
Since her death, friends of Kyanna have set up a fundraising page to support her family.
You can show your support here.