After it was discovered that he has a respiratory infection, Pete Doherty was advised to stop Libertines gig in Bristol and take immediate treatment. Now The Libertines frontman remains under close observation of the doctors.
The band was in the middle of their “Guddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour. But they want to reschedule it due to the sudden health concerns of Pete Doherty. They shared a post on social media and shared this bad news.
The band statement stated, “A doctor has been called to assess Peter’s condition tonight after he developed a high fever and shortness of breath,” the post began. “Thankfully, he has tested negative for COVID-19, but has been diagnosed with a respiratory infection which requires immediate treatment.”
It also added, “Unfortunately, he has been advised not to perform tonight under any circumstances, which was not a decision taken lightly, and he remains under close observation with the doctor.”
The Libertines wrote, “Further updates tomorrow afternoon with regard to the weekends shows.”