Slim Thug is among the quickly growing roster of people who has tested positive for COVID-19. On Tuesday (March 24), the Houston rap vet revealed the results in an Instagram video, urging his fans to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously.
“So check this out, no games being played,” he says in the clip. “The other day I got tested for the coronavirus yesterday and it came back positive. As careful as I been self-quarantine and staying home … I might went and got something to eat or did some stuff like that, nothing crazy, stayed in my truck, had masks, gloves, everything on and my test came back positive.
“So y’all gotta take this stuff serious. Sit home, self-quarantine, do not come outside for however long they saying. If you have symptoms, you need to get checked out or whatever.”
Despite Slim Thug’s positive test result, the 39-year-old insists he’s feeling fine.
“I’m good,” he added. “I feel good. I don’t got no problems right now. The other day I had a slight fever and a cough. I feel better now. I don’t have no fever, you know what I’m saying? I feel like I’m good but y’all better take it serious. It’s real out here. Coronavirus.”
According to the latest numbers from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, there are 44,183 total cases in the United States and 544 deaths. Many states are issuing “stay-at-home” orders in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.