Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for Covid-19, Cancels Upcoming Texas Comedy Shows

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for Covid-19, Cancels Upcoming Texas Comedy Shows
Dave Chappelle has canceled the remainder of his scheduled shows in Texas this week after testing positive for Covid-19. His diagnosis was confirmed by a rep speaking on behalf of the comedian, offering refunds to anyone who purchased a ticket to see one of the Austin shows. Dave Chappelle is now quarantining after testing positive, though it's noted that he hasn't yet suffered any symptoms associated with the virus.

"Chappelle has safely conducted socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June 2020 and he moved those shows to Austin during the winter," Chappelle's rep said in a statement. "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."

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