Ed Sheeran Contracts COVID 10/24 13:22
(AP) -- British pop star Ed Sheeran said Sunday he has tested positive for
COVID-19 and will do interviews and performances from his house while he
Sheeran, 30, broke the news on social media days before his new studio album
is due out.
"Quick note to tell you that I've sadly tested positive for Covid, so I'm
now self-isolating and following government guidelines," Sheeran wrote on
Instagram. "It means that I'm now unable to plough ahead with any in person
commitments for now, so I'll be doing as many of my planned
interviews/performances I can from my house. Apologies to anyone I've let down."
Sheeran had just been announced as the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday
Night Live" on Nov. 6.
Representatives did not immediately say which performances he is canceling
and which he will carry out from home.
Sheeran's official website lists no performances before April. The four-time
Grammy winner's new studio album is called "=," which is pronounced "Equals."
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