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Chris Rock Says He Has COVID-19, Urges Vaccination

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Chris Rock attends 'The Week Of' New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on April 23, 2018 in New York City. 

Chris Rock on Sunday (Sept. 19) said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: “Get vaccinated.”

The 56-year-old comedian wrote on Twitter: “Hey guys I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want this. Get vaccinated.”

Rock has previously said he was vaccinated. Appearing on The Tonight Show in May, he called himself “Two-shots Rock” before clarifying that he received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

“You know, I skipped the line. I didn’t care. I used my celebrity, Jimmy,” he told host Jimmy Fallon. “I was like, ‘Step aside, Betty White. Step aside, old people. ... I did ‘Pootie Tang.’ Let me on the front of the line.’”

See Rock's tweet below.