COSPLAYER Jarod Nandin, known as "South Park guy," has passed away at age 40 after contracting coronavirus.
The famous gamer announced he had been diagnosed with Covid after going to the ER with chest pain in mid-December.
World of Warcraft website, Wowhead, announced that Nandin had passed away on Sunday.
Nandin regularly updated his fans about his condition on social media after being diagnosed with Covid. His last update was on December 28.
He kept his updates light, even though his health appeared to be deteriorating.
"I’m really sorry to worry you guys. I’m in the hospital getting treatment. Things look good," he wrote on December 22.
"Im just looking at Covid with a sh*t eating grin on my face and saying: 'How do you Kill that which…has no Life?'"
Nandin rose to fame after he dressed up as the World of Warcraft player from South Park at a convention in 2013.
Due to his uncanny resemblance of the cartoon character, he became known as "South Park guy" in the gaming community.
Members of the community took to social media to mourn Nandin on Monday, writing tributes about how he was an icon and encouraged all to cosplay as they pleased.
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