Canadian singer Bryan Adams tests positive for Covid-19 after flying to Italy

Singer Bryan Adams performs during the closing ceremony for the Invictus Games in Ontario, Canada on Sep 30, 2017.
PHOTO: Reuters file

MILAN - Canadian singer Bryan Adams said on Thursday (Nov 25) he had tested positive for Covid-19 after flying into Italy and was going to hospital.

Adams, who is also a photographer, came to Milan to promote Pirelli's 2022 calendar, which he had shot.

"Here I am, just arrived in Milano and I've tested positive for the second time in a month for Covid. So it's off to hospital for me," he said in a post on Instagram, showing a photo of himself wearing a mask, sat behind a table.

"Thanks for all your support," he said.

Adams wrote in a post dated Oct 31 that he had had Covid, but had not suffered any symptoms. He subsequently performed concerts in Las Vegas before heading to Italy.

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