Bryan Adams tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday upon arrival at Milan’s Malpensa airport before the calendar was unveiled. Pirelli 2022 that he himself photographed.
Canadian rock singer revealed the positive result in an Instagram post in which he included a photograph of himself in a room after being tested, and then sitting in an ambulance for a more reliable PCR test.
“Here I am, just arrived in Milan, and for the second time in a month I have tested positive for COVID,” he commented in the post. “So I have to go to the hospital.”
He thanked the fans for their support.
Adams, who also has a career as a photographer, has made the Pirelli 2022 calendar, having originally been hired for the 2021 version that was canceled due to the pandemic.
Adams was scheduled to appear at face-to-face press events to promote the calendar on Sunday and Monday, but now that’s uncertain.
Generally, the presentation of the Pirelli calendar is a gala event attended by those who appear in it and other personalities, but this year the number of guests at an evening cocktail was reduced due to the pandemic.