Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19.
He was in Austin, Texas preparing for a string of shows.
According to reports, #DaveChappelle has tested positive for #Covid19. A representative of his said he has been quarantined since he tested positive and hasn’t experienced any symptoms. We wish him a speedy recovery! 🙏 pic.twitter.com/4oAVYcqzUZ
— WORLDSTARHIPHOP (@WORLDSTAR) January 22, 2021
Dave has been performing since June in his home state of Ohio.
He has been conducting rapid tests on his audience and regular tests on him and his crew.
Dave Chappelle, who was in Austin for a multi-night residency, has tested positive for coronavirus. Earlier this week, he was photographed hanging backstage with Joe Rogan, Elon Musk, and Grimes. https://t.co/3hMDWIzyAO pic.twitter.com/HV1QtpcJTh
— Consequence of Sound (@consequence) January 22, 2021
He performed the first of 5 shows in Austin Wednesday night. He has canceled the rest of his shows Thursday through Sunday and refunds are being given.
Dave is currently in quarantine with no symptoms.
He was photographed earlier this week with Elon Musk and Joe Rogan.
Joe Rogan released a statement saying he has tested negative every day this week.