SIR Mick Jagger has tested positive for Covid  forcing the Rolling Stones to cancel their show last night. The singer, 78, became ill after the veteran rockers flew to Amsterdam yesterday. Sir Mick Jagger, 78, has test positive for Covid after arriving in Amsterdam. Their Sixty tour, featuring 14 shows in ten European countries, is due at Hyde Park, London, on June 25.

Earlier, a statement on behalf of the band said: “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.”

Last night Sir Mick wrote to fans: “I’m so sorry that we’ve had to postpone the show with such short notice tonight. “I have unfortunately just tested positive for Covid. We aim to reschedule the date ASAP and get back as soon as we can. “Thank you for your patience and understanding, Mick.”

It said tickets would be honoured for the rescheduled date. Sir Mick is touring with bandmates Keith Richards, 78, Ronnie Wood, 75, and Steve Jordan, 65. The Stones made their return to the UK stage at Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium on Thursday. Only those who can provide proof are fully vaccinated, generally with a third booster dose, are allowed to enter the Netherlands.

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