Bryan Adams has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time upon arriving at Milan’s Malpensa Airport on Thursday.

His news comes after Adams unveiled the 2022 Pirelli calendar that he photographed.

Adams disclosed his status with an Instagram post that included a photo of him in a room after being tested with a mask on his face and then sitting in an ambulance to head to the hospital for a more reliable PCR test.

The Canadian rock n’ roller wrote, “Here I am, just arrived in Milano, and I’ve tested positive for the second time in a month for COVID,” Adams wrote in the post. “So it’s off to the hospital for me. Thanks for all your support.”

Adams dabbles in photography. He was initially going to be a part of shooting the 2021 Pirelli calendar but the shoot was canceled due to the pandemic. He was expected to appear at in-person press events promoting the calendar Sunday and Monday, but now that he tested positive, it is uncertain.

The unveiling of the Pirelli calendar is a gala event attended by the subjects who appear in the calendar and other VIPS, but this year will look different than others. It will be a scaled-back affair due to the ongoing pandemic, with a tight guest list and more of an evening cocktail affair.

The calendar is called ‘On The Road” and includes musical talents like Iggy pop, Cher, Jennifer Hudson, Saweetie and St. Vincent.

In May 2020, Adams was very outspoken about the ongoing pandemic, writing and performing a long rant about coronavirus canceling his concert series at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Instagram.

He shared a video of him playing guitar and “Cuts Like a Knife” and sarcastically thanked the “bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy (expletives)” for putting the world on hold.

He later issued an apology for his post.

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