“Be safe everyone” Ed Sheeran tests positive to COVID-19

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 30-year-old took to social media overnight to break the news to fans.

“Hey Guys. Quick note to tell you that I’ve sadly tested positive for Covid, so I’m now self-isolating and following government guidelines,” Sheeran said in a statement posted to Instagram.


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He continued by saying “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,” he added.

Sheeran concluded the statement by writing “stay safe everyone”.

It comes ahead of the release of Sheeran’s much-anticipated new album “=”, due out on Friday.