Coronavirus: Queen guitarist Brian May tests positive for COVID-19 – WSB-TV Channel 2
Queen co-founder and lead guitarist Brian May has tested positive for coronavirus.
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The astrophysicist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer confirmed the diagnosis via Instagram Saturday morning.
“The dreaded double red line. And yes – definitely NO sympathy please – these past few days have been really awful, but I’m fine. And I will tell the story. PLEASE take extra care there, good folks. This thing is incredibly transmissible. You really do NOT want this to ruin YOUR Christmas. With love – Bri,” May wrote in her post.
More than 88,376 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the UK on Thursday, including more than 11,000 cases involving the emerging omicron variant, Variety reported. As of Friday, daily cases in the UK totaled more than 92,000, The New York Times reported.
May co-founded the British rock band with the late singer Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
During this time, May helped write some of the supergroup’s biggest hits, including “We Will Rock You”, “Hammer to Fall”, “Who Wants to Live Forever”, “I Want It All” and “The Show Must Go On”. Variety reported.
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