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Mick Jagger tests positive for COVID-19

Jun 13, 2022, 1:10 PM | Updated: Jun 25, 2022, 8:52 pm
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 24: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones talk to ...
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 24: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones talk to media after their plane landed at the Jose Marti International Airport on March 24, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. The Rolling Stones are in Havana to play a free concert for the first time, after the music was once banned by the Cuban government. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(CNN) — The Rolling Stones have canceled a concert in Amsterdam after lead singer Mick Jagger contracted COVID-19.

Jagger’s positive status was announced in a statement on the band’s verified Instagram account.

“The Rolling Stones have been forced to call off tonight’s concert in Amsterdam at the Johan Cruijff ArenA, following Mick Jagger testing positive after experiencing symptoms of COVID upon arrival at the stadium,” the statement read. “The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for tonight’s postponement, but the safety of the audience, fellow musicians and the touring crew has to take priority.”

According to the statement, the concert will be rescheduled later, and the original tickets will be honored.

Jagger, 78, had heart surgery to replace a valve in 2019.

The current Rolling Stones summer tour is in honor of the band’s 60th anniversary.


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