Cassper shares he tested positive for Covid-19: 'My body was all over the place'

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Cassper Nyovest
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  • During an interview with Ebro Darden, rapper Cassper Nyovest said that he had tested positive for Covid-19.
  • Although he experienced mild symptoms, on the seventh day of the fourteen-day quarantine period "it got challenging," he says in the interview.
  • Despite not earning a consistent income through live shows he continued to pay his employees "even though nobody was working."

During an interview with Ebro Darden on Ebro Show, rapper Cassper Nyovest revealed that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

The rapper did not say exactly when he contracted the virus, only saying: "At first, it was just a scary part where we didn't know what's going on, but we stayed home." 

He explains that he contracted the virus at a meeting, although everyone was adhering to social distancing regulations. 

"Somehow I caught it, and if I wasn't called by the person who tested positive, I wouldn't have known. I just had a little headache, and I thought it was from sparring, maybe someone hit my head too hard, so I went and got tested, and I found out I was positive."

He goes on to say that although he experienced mild symptoms, on the seventh day of the fourteen-day quarantine period "it got challenging".  

"I had a very hectic fever, my body was all over the place. I was hot and cold. I was sweating. When I took off my clothes I was cold. That was the one day I remember being challenged by it. Probably seven days later I was back running in the streets. But the first day I was running I could feel that my chest wasn't all the way okay. I didn't have all the symptoms but it definitely felt worse than just the flu," he explains.

Cassper also spoke about the financial impact of Covid-19 on his "livelihood", saying that although he tested positive and was unable to earn a consistent income through shows he continued to pay his employees "even though nobody was working."

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