US discuss present host Ellen DeGeneres has examined constructive for Covid-19, she stated Thursday, becoming a member of the record of well-known names to have contracted the virus because it has unfold world wide.
“I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, I’m feeling fine right now,” DeGeneres stated on Instagram. “Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified.”
In September, DeGeneres opened the brand new season of her present with an apology that addressed extremely publicized allegations of a poisonous office tradition below her watch.
DeGeneres, 62, made waves in 1997 after changing into one of many first tv stars to publicly come out as homosexual, which she did whereas starring within the sitcom “Ellen.”
The United States is struggling to quell the coronavirus pandemic, with greater than 15 million confirmed circumstances and 290,000 deaths.
Madonna, Tom Hanks, Idris Elba and Amitabh Bachchan are amongst these within the leisure enterprise to have reported they’ve had Covid-19.
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