TV Host Andy Cohen Tests Positive For Novel Coronavirus

Publish On: 21 Mar, 2020 03:13 PM | Updated   |   Harshita  

LOS ANGELES: American television host Andy Cohen joins the long list of celebrities like Tom Hanks, Kristofer Hivju and many others as he tested positive for the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In an Instagram post, Cohen announced on Friday that after being self-quarantined and having symptoms, the test results came out to be positive. He wrote, "After a few days of self-quarantine, and not feeling great, I have tested positive for Coronavirus. As much as I felt like I could push through whatever I was feeling to do #WWHL from home, we're putting a pin in that for now so I can focus on getting better."


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He further went on and concluded the post thanking all the professionals, "I want to thank all the medical professionals who are working tirelessly for all of us, and urge everybody to stay home and take care of themselves."

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Cohen is a host of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" and has also co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage along with Anderson Cooper in recent years. 

The pandemic disease has taken a toll on the whole world. Globally, it has affected more than 2,76,000 people and has claimed the lives of over 11,000 people. Testings are done across the world in order to battle against the virus.