British music star Ed Sheeran announced on Sunday that he had tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week before the much-anticipated release of his new album.
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“I unfortunately tested positive for COVID, so a quick word to tell you that I isolate myself,” the composer and artist of the worldwide hit “Shape of You” (2017) wrote on his Instagram account.
“So I can’t fulfill my duties in person at this time, and I’m going to make more use of scheduled interviews and shows from home,” the 30-year-old singer, who lives in Suffolk, continued. In the East, from England.
His next album, “=”, will be released on Friday, October 29, so he planned shows and interviews in this context.
Ed Sheeran attended the Earthshot Climate Awards on October 17 in London hosted by Prince William.
Her new album marks the arrival of the singer, who took a break after her daughter was born in the summer of 2020.
The United Kingdom is currently one of the most polluted countries in Europe with nearly 140,000 deaths and one of the highest pollution rates in the world.
Thanks to the vaccine, the number of hospital admissions and deaths is lower than in previous waves, but is increasing, and more and more scientists are demanding the repeal of certain restrictions, such as wearing a mask inside the home, which was immediately denied to the government.