Eric Clapton tests positive for Covid-19, postpones shows

Eric Clapton performing live
(Image credit: Harry Herd/Redferns via Getty)

Eric Clapton has tested positive for Covid-19, a statement posted to his official Facebook page has announced.

The positive result means the blues guitarist has been forced to postpone two shows scheduled to take place this week at the Hallenstadion, Zurich (May 17) and Mediolanum Forum near Milan (May 18). 

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.