DL Hughley Tests Positive for COVID-19 After Collapse On Stage

June 22, 2020

Comedian and Hot 929 New Orleans own afternoon show host, D.L. Hughley revealed on Saturday night that he has tested positive for COVID-19, one day after he 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.”

“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 in his Nashville hotel, but plans to continue to do his show remotely so hear more from him all this week on Hot 92.9 from 2-6pm.

Watch Hughley’s message to fans below.

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