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Dave Chappelle tests positive for Covid-19.

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The comic Dave Chappelle has examined optimistic for Covid-19 and has canceled a number of upcoming exhibits on the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas, a spokeswoman told The Associated Press.

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The venue’s website confirmed cancellations for 4 exhibits by way of Tuesday.

Mr. Chappelle, who had been internet hosting socially distanced exhibits in Ohio since June, with fast testing for viewers members and himself, moved his exhibits to Austin throughout the winter, the spokeswoman mentioned.

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Mr. Chappelle is asymptomatic and quarantining, she mentioned.

Joe Rogan, a comic and podcast host who had been scheduled to carry out with Mr. Chappelle on Friday and Saturday, apologized for the cancellations. “We’ll reschedule them as quickly as we are able to,” Mr. Rogan mentioned early Friday in an Instagram post.

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Mr. Chappelle’s optimistic take a look at consequence took place three months after he hosted “Saturday Evening Dwell” and commented on the pandemic in a monologue that additionally heavily touched on the presidential election.

“Do you guys keep in mind what life was like earlier than Covid?” Mr. Chappelle mentioned. “I do. There was a mass capturing each week. Anybody keep in mind that? Thank God for Covid. Somebody needed to lock these murderous whites up and hold them in the home.”

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