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Chris Jericho Confirms He Had COVID-19

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Former AEW World Heavyweight Champion, Chris Jericho, has revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 in September 2020.

Hot off the heels of WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre, announcing that he had been struck down with the virus, Chris Jericho has now admitted that he’s already had the illness but, like the Scot, experienced zero symptoms.

Throughout the month of September, Chris Jericho was active on AEW television and competed in several bouts against Joey Janela (Dynamite), Sony Kiss (Dynamite), Private Party (Dynamite) and Orange Cassidy (All Out) while suffering from the virus but was permitted to quarantine thanks to the group’s television show being taped twice weekly.

Le Champion has come under much scrutiny in the last few months for his stance on the virus which has killed hundreds of thousands, especially when he staged a Fozzy concert in the middle of a pandemic in Sturgis which was confirmed as a link to over 250,000 cases.

Now, ‘The Demo God’ has taken to his Talk is Jericho Podcast with special guest Dr. Alex Patel to admit that he was diagnosed in autumn: