Dave Chappelle Cancels Texas Shows After Tested Positive for COVID-19

It’s been disclosed that Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19 and has consequently cancelled the upcoming shows in Austin, Tex.

The comedian’s representative said that he’s currently quarantined and has not experienced any symptoms.

Chappelle was scheduled to perform at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after successful show on Wednesday of the 5-scheduled show.

It was gathered that the remaining shows, in which two of it would feature Joe Rogan, have been canceled and ticket holders will be refunded.

In a statement, Chappelle’s representative said: “he has safely conducted socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June 2020 and he moved those shows to Austin during the winter. 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.”

Earlier in the week, a picture of Chappelle at Stubb’s Ampitheater with Rogan, Elon Musk, and Grimes was posted by seekaychin, where all the shows were to be held.

Chappelle had earlier hosted outdoor socially-distanced show at his place in Yellow Spring, Ohio, during the pandemic. The show featured fellow comedians like Amer, Wolf, Rawlings, and Louis C.K.

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