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UPDATE: Zachary Richard has not been tested

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 15:40:06-04

Cajun singer-songwriter Zachary Richard clarified Sunday afternoon to our media partners at The Advocate that he has not tested positive for the novel coronavirus as reported Sunday morning on ICI Première, a Canadian French-language radio network.

To read their story, click here.

Zachary Richard, musician and author, says he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Richard, who lives in Louisiana but is internationally known, confirmed the diagnosis during an appearance on a Canadian radio program, Dessine-moi un dimanche , hosted by Franco Nuovo.

He said he feels better today than he did yesterday, and hopes to feel better tomorrow than he does today.

To read listen to the show, which is in French, click here.