Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19

by Buzz Street Times

You know Dave Chappelle.


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TMZ reports that the comedian’s rep has confirmed that Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19.


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Chappelle’s representative claims that he is quarantining following the positive test, but has not yet experienced any symptoms.


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Chappelle performed the first of five stand-up shows last night in Austin, but TMZ reports that the remaining shows will be cancelled with refunds offered to ticketholders.


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TMZ also notes that Chappelle has been performing shows throughout the pandemic since June of last year, administering rapid COVID-19 testing to his audience and regular tests for his crew.


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COVID-19 cases are currently on the rise across the United States. There are safety precautions you can take in your everyday life to prevent getting or giving COVID-19: Wear a mask, practice social distancing, and get tested when necessary. Head to the CDC’s website for information about how to get a COVID-19 test in your state.

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