Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of album release

Ed Sheeran has began self-isolation after testing positive for Covid-19.

In a post on his Instagram page, the singer said that he would continue to give planned interviews and performances from home.

“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, so I’ll be doing as many of my planned interviews/performances I can from my house,” he said.

His new album, titled =, is due to be released on Friday.

As part of the promotion, Sheeran was due to join Apple Music’s Zane Lowe next week to play songs from his album and take questions from fans.


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