Bryan Adams has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in a month and is being treated at a hospital in Italy.
The Canadian rock star posted the news on his official Instagram account on Thursday, after landing in Italy and testing positive at Milan’s Malpensa airport. “Here I am, just arrived in Milan, and tested positive for COVID for the second time in a month,” Adams wrote in the post. “So it’s for me to the hospital.”
Adams had previously tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 30, hours before the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony where he would perform the song “It’s Only Love” with HER in honor of inductee Tina Turner. His last minute departure caused a reshuffle with Keith Urban succeeding him.
The “Baby When You’re Gone” singer arrived in Italy to launch and hold press events for the 2022 release of the iconic Pirelli calendar he had photographed. Adams’ shoot for the Pirelli Calendar, popularly known as “The Cal,” is a longtime and respected photographer. On the road and recorded in Los Angeles and subjects such as Iggy Pop, St. Vincent, Grimes, Rita Ora, Normani, Cher, Jennifer Hudson and Saweetie.
Adams was supposed to include the Pirelli calendar for 2021, but it was canceled due to the pandemic.