Ed Sheeran announces he has tested positive for COVID-19

The pop star shared the news on Instagram
Ed Sheeran
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Bad news for Ed Sheeran fans.

The massive pop singer/songwriter took to his Instagram Sunday to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

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The image is a simple splashed red and black background with the words (also in the caption), “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. 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. Be safe everyone”.

Friends and fans alike quickly wished the musician well, with thousands of comments rolling in after he shared the news.