The singer Justin Bieber has tested positive for the corona virus a day after he started his world tour in San Diego on Friday, a representative of Mr. Bieber confirmed on Sunday.
A show at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas scheduled for Sunday has been postponed to June 28, according to a statement on social media† The third stop on the tour, at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz., outside Phoenix on Tuesday, was also moved to the end of June, the tour said†
“Justin is of course very disappointed, but the health and safety of his crew and fans is always number one,” the statement said.
A representative for the singer declined to comment on whether other members of the tour have also tested positive for the coronavirus, but the statement about moving his performance on Sunday began by saying it came in due to a Covid outbreak. ‘the team’. †
Mr. Bieber’s tour, called Justice in Action, had previously been postponed due to the pandemic.
During the tour, he plans to perform in different countries for 13 months. The singer wants to raise awareness about various issues, including criminal justice reform and climate change. Fans who partner with organizations he supports can earn reward points that can be redeemed for prizes such as tour merchandise and a trip to see Mr. to meet Bieber in Paris.
His next show is scheduled for Thursday at The Forum in Los Angeles. That would just meet the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for five days of isolating after a positive coronavirus test. The CDC recommends ending isolation after five days if you’re fever-free for 24 hours and your symptoms improve, but recommends wearing a mask for another five days if you’re around others.