Nicky Romero has tested positive for coronavirus

Nicky Romero has tested positive for coronavirus.

After being scheduled to perform at two shows in the coming weeks, EDM star Nicky Romero took a COVID-19 test prior to the gigs, and revealed to AD News on Saturday that he had tested positive for the virus. 

“I feel fine. I don’t cough, I don’t sneeze. Last week I still wakeboarded and played sports,” Romero told the news channel. “When I came to a country where it is very hot and there is a lot of air conditioning, I quickly got problems with my cavities. Now with the heat wave in the Netherlands, the air conditioners are also on maximum here. So I thought: there we have it again. But my cheese sandwich tasted less good because of the problems with smelling and tasting, so I thought: let me test anyway.”

The 31-year-old DJ had initially planned to get tested for corona after his shows, but wanted to make sure it was a safe environment for the crowds. “I was supposed to provide two shows for 120 people on Friday. In consultation with the organization, I have decided to err on the side of caution. And so you see: you can carry the virus with you even without severe complaints.” 

Romero also told the news outlet that while he is feeling fine, he’ll be spending a lot of time at home in the studio, and in regards to his scheduled shows feels “particularly disappointed for the people who had a nice day planned, not so much for myself.”

You can read the original news article in Dutch here.

Released on Wednesday last week (5th August), a new documentary from Pioneer DJ, entitled Distant Dancefloors, presents a 360-degree view of the economical, psychological and social impact COVID-19 has had on global club culture.

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