Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19

Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for the coronavirus, adding to the string of high-profile celebrities who been hit.

In this Oct. 27, 2019, Dave Chappelle arrives at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presented to Dave Chappelle, in Washington. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Chappelle, who is asymptomatic, was forced to cancel several upcoming shows as he remains quarantined.

He has been performing socially-distanced shows since last June, requiring his team and the audience to undergo tests in effort to prevent infection.

Other noted names who have contracted the virus include George Clooney, Shemar Moore, Sharon Osbourne, Ashanti, Elen DeGeneres, Lewis Hamilton and Trey Songz.