Jon Batiste Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones ‘American Symphony’ Premiere at Carnegie Hall

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The Grammy winner shared his diagnosis via Instagram on Friday. He also stated that he will not be appearing on ‘The Late Show. ‘

Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste
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Jon Batiste has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be missing his musical appearances on The Late Show as well as postponing the premiere of American Symphony at Carnegie Hall.

The Grammy winner, 35, posted news of his diagnosis via Instagram on Friday. “Hey family, I woke up yesterday and tested positive for COVID-19,” Batiste’s message began. “To keep my family, my friends and our loyal fans safe, I will be absent from @colbertlateshow and will also unfortunately have to postpone the premiere of AMERICAN SYMPHONY at Carnegie Hall which – as many of you know – I have been working on for years.”

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Batiste’s diagnosis comes days after he attended the Met Gala alongside numerous other high-profile names in Hollywood.



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