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'Shape of You' singer Ed Sheeran tests positive for COVID-19

Monday, October 25, 2021 • Tamil Comments

British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran informed that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and that he would do interviews and performances from his house where he has isolated himself. As part of promotions for his new album, the singer was due to join Apple Music's Zane Lowe next week to play songs from the album and take questions from fans.

Ed Sheeran shared the news of his diagnosis on one of his Instagram stories. His post read, "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." The news comes ahead of his appearance on the 'Saturday Night Live' show on November 6.

Ed Sheeran is best known across the world for his viral song, 'Shape of You,' one of the double lead singles from his third studio album '÷' that released on January 6, 2017. 'Shape of You' became the first song to hit 2 billion streams and the most streamed song on Spotify on 10 December 2018. It was also the most-streamed song of the decade on Spotify with 2.4 billion streams by December 2019.

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