Justin Bieber’s Justice World Tour has been delayed as crew tests COVID positive. The ‘Baby’ singer was supposed to appear on the Las Vegas stage on Saturday but the concert won’t be taking place now. 

At present, it has been pushed back by a few months, and a tentative date for the Vegas concert has been set for June 28. Those who have tickets for the current show can attend the rescheduled one, and refunds have been made available for those no longer able or willing to attend. 

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The news of the abrupt delay was shared on the tour’s official social media handle, announcing, “Due to positive COVID results within the Justice Tour family, we will unfortunately have to postpone Sunday’s show in Las Vegas. Justin is of course hugely disappointed, but the health and safety of his crew and fans is always his number one priority. The tour launch in San Diego was a massive success and Justin is excited to bring this spectacular show to his Las Vegas fans as soon as possible.”

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This delay has raised questions about other tour dates being pushed back or reshuffled. As Bieber is set to perform in Glendale, Arizona as well as Los Angeles, California, within the week, the COVID outbreak in the star’s entourage has caused concerns to flare. 

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Bieber’s Justice World Tour started with its inaugural performance on Friday, in San Diego. The Las Vegas concert was slated to be the sophomore fixture in the tour, which is going to span 20 countries and run through March 2023. 

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TEO and Jaden Smith are the opening acts on all 52 dates of the Justice World Tour. 

Notably, this tour was initially supposed to kick off in 2020 but faced several delays due to COVID. At the time of announcing this tour, a statement from his team informed others that Bieber would use this as a platform to take his personal credo ‘Justice in Action’ to all corners of the globe.