KISS announced on Tuesday that its next four tour dates will be pushed back, as Simmons, 72, 가지다 tested positive for the virus and is experiencing “경증” 증상.
“While Paul Stanley recently tweeted that he has recovered from COVID, Gene Simmons has now tested positive and is experiencing mild symptoms,” the band said in a statement. “The band and crew will remain at home and isolate for the next 10 days and doctors have indicated the tour should be able to resume on September 9th at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA.”
Everyone on KISS’ End of the Road World Tour, including the band and their crew members, is fully vaccinated, according to a previous 성명.
The postponed shows were set to take place on Sept. 1 in Clarkston, 미시간, 씨족. 2 in Dayton, 오하이오, 씨족. 4 in Tinley Park, Illinois and Sept. 5 in Milwaukee.
NS “I Was Made for Lovin’ 너” rockers were previously forced to cancel their Aug. 26 보여 주다 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania after Stanley, 69, tested positive.
월요일에, he revealed that he is fully recovered — but that the virus did a number on him.
“My COVID symptoms were MILD compared to many others and let me tell you… It kicked my ass,” Stanley wrote on Twitter. “It’s over now.”
Simmons has not yet commented on his positive test, but retweeted KISS’ 화요일 성명, as well as a CNN article that covered Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s PSA encouraging Americans to get vaccinated.
NS Gene Simmons Family Jewels alum has repeatedly expressed support for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
“This is really serious stuff. There are people dying because governors — DeSantis, cough, in Florida — are really hurting people by not mandating masks,” 그는 말했다 야후! 이번달 초. “I may not be able to force you to get a vaccine. And by the way, I think it should be a law.”
“This is a pandemic and it’s very catchy potentially and you could be infecting other people, which is why I’m a firm believer that this should be a law,” 그는 덧붙였다.
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획기적인 사례 — COVID-19 infections that occur in people who have been fully vaccinated against the virus — are rare, but possible and expected, 백신이 아니기 때문에 100 감염 예방에 효과적인 비율. 아직, 백신을 접종한 사람이 양성으로 판명되면 무증상이거나 백신을 접종하지 않은 경우보다 훨씬 가벼운 질병을 겪을 가능성이 높습니다.. COVID-19로 인한 사망의 대부분은 — 주변 98 에게 99 퍼센트 — 예방 접종을받지 않은 사람들에게 있습니다.
Upon announcing Stanley’s positive test, KISS said that the band had taken precautions amid the virus’ spread, including having the band and crew operating “in a bubble independently to safeguard everyone as much as possible at each show and in between shows.”
“The tour also has a COVID safety protocol officer on staff full-time that is ensuring everyone is closely following all CDC guidelines,” NS 성명 추가.
Current Centers for Disease Control guidelines encourage people to avoid large gatherings. If choosing to attend a large gathering, the CDC suggests considering factors like COVID-19 transmission in the community and what the behavior of attendees might be like. The CDC encourages people to continue social distancing and to wear masks.