(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.READ MORE: HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Pledges To Protect Access To Reproductive Health Care
“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 for a later date and the original tickets will be honored.READ MORE: Airbnb Permanently Bans Parties At Its Rental Locations
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.MORE NEWS: FDA Advisers To Consider Whether Omicron-Specific COVID Vaccines Are Needed
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