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Peter Thomas claims he tested positive for Covid-19 after he removed his mask to take photos with fans.

The former Real Housewives of Atlanta TV personality claims he suffers from diarrhea, abdominal pain, cramps and chills.

Coronavirus is a respiratory illness. But Thomas' symptoms sound more like food poisoning. "My stomach has been a complete wreck," Thomas said.

In an Instagram video from his sick bed, the 59-year-old Libra urged his older followers to wear face masks, "wear gloves, practice social distancing."

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Thomas, whose ex-wives include RHOA personality Cynthia Bailey, said he took the Covid-19 test 5 times before testing positive. He claims he contracted the virus after removing his mask for fan photos.

"People come up to me, asking for pictures all of the time. They want me to have the mask off and they want to hug me because they say they like me. And I took those pictures," Thomas said.

"Every time I took those pictures, I am just praying to God that I am not going to get [COVID-19].

He said he is on quarantine for another week. After that, he will take two tests until he is negative.

Thomas is known for spinning the truth. Some of his followers remain skeptical that he is Covid-19 positive.