(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: Ukraine To Withdraw From Severodonetsk As Russia's Advance Grinds On
“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 the original tickets will be honored.READ MORE: The United States Attorney’s Office Issues Warning Of Telephone Scams
Jagger, 78, had heart surgery to replace a valve in 2019.
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