Ed Sheeran has said he has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self-isolating.

The singer said in a statement posted on Instagram: "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."

Next week, Sheeran is due to join Apple Music's Zane Lowe live to play new songs from his album and take questions from fans.

Source: Press Association

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