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Jon Batiste has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending Met Gala … singer has postponed concert

Jon Batiste has tested positive for COVID-19, days after attending the Met Gala in New York City.The musical artist, 35, had been slated to debut his new show American Symphony at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, but had to withdraw after testing positive for the virus.An announcement from the venue stated that the Grammy-winning performer 'must regretfully postpone this concert, as he and members of his team have tested positive for COVID-19,' adding that the outing will be rescheduled. The latest:Jon Batiste, 35, has tested positive for COVID-19, days after attending the Met Gala in New York CityThe Metairie, Louisiana native said in a statement, 'I thank all my supporters for their love and understanding.

See you all soon!'Batiste also will be sidelined from his band leading duties on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert following the diagnosis. Batiste was at Monday's Met Gala, where he was pictured alongside fellow stars such as Janelle Monáe, Katy Perry and James Corden.Speaking at the event with ET, Batiste said, 'My life has so many blessings - I'm just so happy to share it.' The musical artist had been slated to debut his new show American Symphony at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, but had to withdraw after testing positive for the virus Batiste was at Monday's Met Gala, where he was pictured alongside fellow stars such as Janelle Monáe and Katy PerryHe was asked about his wife Suleika Jaouad, 33 - who is battling leukemia - and said she was 'doing great' after a successful two-week stretch.'I'm very grateful,' he said.

'We are blessed by God. God's holding us and lifting us up.'He continued: 'I have so much that I wanna say about her because I could speak just about her radiance endlessly.

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