SCOTTISH drag star Lawrence Chaney has tested positive for Covid-19.

The TV personality, who won the second series of Ru Paul's Drag Race, revealed the news to fans on Twitter saying he was going to 'kick its arse'.

In a statement, the former Hermitage Academy pupil said: "Tested positive today for COVID and I’m feeling really unwell but I’m determined to kick its arse!"

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The comedy queen's Twitter was inundated with messages of support from fans.

One said: "You got this darlin’ remember to drink water and keep your health in mind of whatever you do!"

Another added: "You’ve got this queen! Thinking of you and sending you positivity and healing."

Chaney, 24, lives in the Gorbals area of Glasgow but grew up in Helensburgh. He was crowned the winner of the BBC series earlier this year.

He is due to perform with the other finalists of the show at the SEC Armadillo next March.