Dutch Eurovision star Duncan Laurence tests positive for COVID-19

After successful the Eurovision Tune Contest in 2019, Duncan Laurence might lastly sit up for a celebratory efficiency in Rotterdam on the 2021 remaining this Saturday. That was till he examined constructive for coronavirus.

Based on an official assertion from the European Broadcasting Community (EBN) earlier at present, the singer-songwriter won’t be acting on Saturday however “will nonetheless characteristic within the present in a distinct type.”

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Speedy take a look at revealed constructive outcome

Earlier than performing in Tuesday’s semi-final, Laurence didn’t have any signs and confirmed a detrimental outcome upon testing on Monday.

Nonetheless, he started creating gentle signs yesterday and determined to take a speedy antigen take a look at. The constructive take a look at outcome was introduced at present.

Laurence’s administration explains that he’s “very disenchanted” as he had “been trying ahead [to performing] for 2 years.”

Host checks detrimental regardless of contact

One of many present’s hosts, Edsilia Rombley, was on stage with Laurence Tuesday. Nonetheless, there isn’t a contact between the hosts and artists previous to happening stage, reviews RTL Nieuws.

After Laurence’s take a look at outcome was introduced, Rombley took a coronavirus take a look at which got here out detrimental. She will likely be constantly examined in the course of the upcoming days.

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