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Comedian Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19

AUSTIN, TX – CNN reported, comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19 but is asymptomatic, according to a statement from his representative obtained by the Hollywood Reporter.

“Dave Chappelle is quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19. His remaining shows at Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, TX have been canceled,” the statement said.

Chappelle’s spokeswoman, Carla Sims, has been widely cited by news organizations in the reporting of the story.

“Chappelle implemented COVID-19 protocols which included rapid testing for the audience and daily testing for himself and his team. His diligent testing enabled him to immediately respond by quarantining, thus mitigating the spread of the virus. Chappelle is asymptomatic,” the statement continued.


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