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Elton John, suffering from Covid-19, cancels two concerts in the United States


Tested positive for coronavirus, the 74-year-old singer said he was giving up on performing in Dallas. He had planned to give two shows there as part of his farewell tour.

Pop icon Elton John announced on his Instagram account on Tuesday that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and canceled two concerts scheduled in Dallas, in the southern United States, as part of his farewell world tour.

"I have contracted the Covid and therefore have to reschedule my concerts in Dallas"

, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, wrote the 74-year-old singer.

“Luckily I am fully vaccinated and have had a booster, and my symptoms are mild so I am confident I will be able to do my concert on Saturday in North Little Rock, Arkansas


added Sir Elton John .


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"It's always a huge disappointment to postpone concerts (...) but I want to ensure my safety as well as that of my team"

, he explained.

The two Dallas concerts will be rescheduled and ticket holders will be contacted very quickly, the

Candle in the Wind

singer said .

The eccentrically-dressed superstar began his Farewell Yellow Brick Road farewell tour in 2018, planning more than 300 dates in three years around the world, before it was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.

In September 2021, he had released

The Lockdown Sessions

, a new album made entirely of collaborations with young artists.

The singer has also postponed his October 2021 tour for three months due to hip surgery.

He returned to the stage in January.

Author of hits such as

I'm Still Standing


Your Song


Crocodile Rock

, Elton John has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, given more than 3,500 concerts, and had a film dedicated to his life,


, in 2019.

Source: lefigaro

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