Jon Batiste Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones ‘American Symphony’ Premiere 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.”
Batiste’s diagnosis comes days after he attended the Met Gala alongside numerous other high-profile names in Hollywood.
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