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Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

AUSTIN, Texas - Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said.
Chappelle was expected to perform Thursday through Sunday at Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas. Those shows have been canceled and Chappelle is quarantining, his representative Carla Sims said in a statement. The comedian is asymptomatic.
Chappelle had been performing socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June, and moved his shows to Austin during the winter, Sims said. Rapid testing for...
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Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - causing the comedian, for a second time, to nix scheduled shows because of the bug. Chappelle has not yet experienced any symptoms and is under quarantine, his rep told TMZ. The COVID-19 diagnosis caused Chappelle to cancel his remaining four shows in Austin, Texas, two...
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