Comedian DL Hughley revealed on Saturday night that he has tested positive for COVID-19, one day after the Original King of Comedy and host of The DL Hughley Show fainted during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night.
In a message shared to Instagram, Hughley said he was being treated for extreme exhaustion and dehydration and that the positive test for COVID “blew him away.”
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“I’m what they call asymptomatic,” Hughley said. “I didn’t have any symptoms, I didn’t have flu-like symptoms, difficulty of breath, I didn’t have a low-grade fever. Apparently, I just lost consciousness. In addition to all the other stuff you gotta look out for, if your ass pass out on stage – you probably need to get tested.”
Hughley will be in quarantine but plans to continue to do his show remotely.
Watch Hughley’s message to fans below.
D.L. Hughley Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis Day After Fainting On Stage was originally published on myhoustonmajic.com