Ozzy Osbourne tests positive for Covid

Ozzy Osbourne
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Ozzy Osbourne has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a new clip shared by TMZ, a tearful Sharon Osbourne – Ozzy's wife and manager – says the 73-year-old metal legend was diagnosed in the “middle of the night” UK time on Wednesday (April 27), but says that she “spoke to him and he's okay”.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.