Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19

The chart-topping musician said in a post on his Instagram page that he would continue to give planned interviews and performances from home.

Sheeran, who lives near Framlingham in Suffolk, said: "Apologies to anyone I've let down, be safe everyone x."

Last week he performed in London as part of the inaugural Earthshot Prize awards, hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

In his post, Sheeran said: "Hey guys, quick note to tell you that I've sadly tested positive for Covid, so I'm now self-isolating and following government guidelines.

Duchess of Cambridge forced to self-isolate due to COVID-19 contact

She had been due to spend the day with the Duke of Cambridge to mark the 73rd anniversary of the NHS.

But Prince William arrived alone for a service at St Paul's Cathedral and a Buckingham Palace tea for NHS staff.

Kensington Palace said she does not have any symptoms, but is "following all relevant government guidelines".

It said in a statement: "Last week the Duchess of Cambridge came into contact with someone who has subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.

Bulldogs trio self-isolating after COVID-19 biosecurity breach at hotel

The NRL was advised late on Thursday night that prop Dylan Napa, halfback Brandon Wakeham and centre Aaron Schoupp attended The Royal Hotel in Bondi last Sunday, which was attended by a person who has tested positive to COVID-19.

Canterbury's squad will not train until the test results of the three players are known. The players have not been in contact with representatives from any other club nor does it impact any State of Origin player.

Latest New Zealand government travel advisory

If passengers are symptomatic or unable to present a credible self-isolation plan, they will be placed in managed isolation at an approved facility.

The New Zealand borders are closed to incoming transit passengers. Immigration New Zealand will not allow uplift for any passenger who are scheduled to enter the New Zealand transit area after 0200 Thursday 26 March NZT.