Comedian and REACH Media radio show personality D.L. Hughley announced he has tested positive for coronavirus. The King of Comedy made the announcement on social media after collapsing on stage during a comedy show in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night.
In his Instagram video, Hughley revealed he was being treated for extreme exhaustion and dehydration and, after receiving a battery of tests, he was shocked to find out he had coronavirus. He is asymptomatic.
“I didn’t have any symptoms … other classic symptoms I didn’t have, flu like symptoms I didn’t have, shortness of breath, I didn’t have difficulty breathing, I didn’t have a cough, I didn’t have a low grade fever, I still don’t have a fever. I didn’t have a loss of smell or taste. Apparently, I just lost consciousness. So in addition to all the other stuff you have to look out for, if your ass pass[es] out in the middle of a show on stage, you probably need to get tested.”
Hughley added that he is now self-quarantined in his hotel room and will remain there for two weeks.
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