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American Singer Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 Says She Didn’t Get It From Nairobi

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American singer and actress Ashanti tested positive for the Coronavirus shortly after her brief trip to Nairobi. Posting the news on her Instagram account, the singer said, “Hey y’all I can’t believe I’m saying this but I tested positive for COVID-19. I’m ok and not in any pain.”

https://www.instagram.com/p/CItyLdnDHG-/?igshid=1u14af9baxski

Soon after, many people were quick to conclude and point out that she got the virus from Kenya, which is currently listed on the American COVID-19 travel advisory list.

However, in a video post she made on her Instagram, she was quick to clarify that she didn’t get it from Kenya. She said, “Yes, I have been travelling. Yes, I went to Nairobi; I had an amazing time. No, I did not get COVID from travelling, I did not get COVID from being in Africa or anything like that.”

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CIwVAPjHO9n/?igshid=1ak5lq3yk226k

Ashanti was scheduled to take part in a musical battle on the popular online show “Verzuz” against Keyshia Cole which was subsequently cancelled owing to her positive status. The show has now been pushed to January 9th 2021.


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