Céline Dion has been tested for coronavirus and postponed concerts after becoming unwell

Publish Date
Thursday, 12 March 2020, 11:51AM

Céline Dion has delayed concerts in Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this week after being tested for COVID-19.

Taking to Facebook, the Canadian singer's team revealed: "On Monday night, a day after completing a six-show run in the New York area, Céline began feeling the symptoms of a common cold.

"The symptoms persisted into Tuesday, and her doctors instructed her to rest for the next 5-7 days.

"After testing her, the doctors concluded that her virus was not related to COVID-19."

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The 51-year-old herself added: "I'm so sorry for disappointing my fans in Washington D.C. and Pittsburgh ... I hope everyone understands."

The 'My Heart Will Go On' hitmaker's tour is set to continue in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday 24 March.