Just days ago, YNW Melly's mother  would have already been out prison, but he's been stuck behind bars because the COVID-19 quarantine. Less than an hour ago, an update about the rapper's progress was shared to his Instagram page that revealed while behind bars, YNW Melly was diagnosed with COVID-19.

"Melly has tested positive for COVID-19 today while awaiting his trial in Broward County Jail," an Instagram caption the rapper with his family reads. "He’ll be filing a motion for restricted release in hopes better care due to any jails not being prepared to treat this new virus. He hopes for your  #prayformelly send positive energy to him please."

YNW Melly was arrested last year after investigators claimed he and his accomplice were involved in the double homicide two their friends. Evidentiary details Melly's connection have been kept under wraps, but his former attorney reportedly stated that the rapper would surely be released due to weak evidence. if a judge will rule on Melly's release following his reported COVID-19 diagnosis. Check out the post below.