Chris Cuomo Tests Positive for COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
Chris Cuomo is Infected by Novel Coronavirus
- CNN anchor Chris Cuomo revealed via Instagram and Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
- Despite being infected by the novel coronavirus he will anchor his show Cuomo Prime Time from his home.
- He is the third employee of the New York City headquarters-based CNN to being infected by the virus.
Chris Cuomo, recently revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The CNN anchor, 49, the younger brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, took to Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday, March 31, to announce his diagnosis.
Despite being infected by the novel coronavirus, the news journalist confirmed that he will continue anchoring his show Cuomo Prime Time from his home.
He wrote in his posts,
Sooooo, in these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated day by day, I just found out that I am positive for coronavirus. I have been exposed to people in recent days who have subsequently tested positive and I had [a] fever, chills and shortness of breath. I just hope that I didn’t give it to the kids and [my wife] Cristina [Greeven Cuomo]. That would make me feel worse than this illness!
I am quarantined in my basement (which actually makes the rest of the family seem pleased!) I will do my shows from here. We will all best this by being smart and tough and united!
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— Christopher C. Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) March 31, 2020
In response to his coronavirus diagnosis, his politician Andrew shared a tweet on Tuesday, writing, "This virus is the great equalizer."
The governor, 62, added,
Stay strong little brother. You are a sweet, beautiful guy and my best friend. If anyone is #NewYorkTough it’s you.
Chris is the third employee of New York City headquarters-based CNN to have tested positive for COVID-19.
Journalists who serve for ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, Vox Media, Condé Nast and The New York Times, have also been infected by the virus.