Ringo Starr tests positive for Covid, forcing cancellation of shows on tour

SIR Ringo Starr has tested positive for Covid, forcing the cancellation of more shows on his North American tour.

The 82-year-old former Beatles drummer fell ill at the weekend, postponing gigs in the nós with his All-Starr band.

The former Beatle fell ill on the weekend and it has now been confirmed he has tested positive for Covid

The former Beatle fell ill on the weekend and it has now been confirmed he has tested positive for CovidCrédito: Recursos Rex

Yesterday it was confirmed that the Liverpool-born musician had caught the virus, scuppering five upcoming concerts in Canadá.

Uma declaração disse: “Ringo hopes to resume as soon as possible and is recovering at home.

“As always, he and the All Starrs send peace and love to their fans, and hope to see them back out on the road soon.”

Shows in New Buffalo, Michigan, as well as Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Lethbridge, were among those cancelled.