Pro football Hall of Famer and “Excellent Morning America” co-host Michael Strahan has actually checked positive for COVID-19, his co-host Robin Roberts announced on Thursday. The host stated those in-studio had been cleared to be there by Disney, ABC News parent company, following contact tracing per the CDC standards. Strahan, a previous protective end for the New York Giants, is the newest prominent figure to expose a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
Comedian Dave Chappelle cancelled programs last week after testing favorable for the infection. Ellen DeGeneres checked positive for the infection in December and recently returned to hosting her talk program. Fellow host George Stephanopoulos included that many individuals have actually reached out to Strahan.
In 2015, Stephanopoulos tested positive after his spouse, Ali Wentworth, had actually been fighting COVID-19. “He states thank you for the issue, very grateful for that and the well wishes. He’s likewise feeling well, anticipating being back here quickly,” Stephanopoulos stated.
On a lighter note, Roberts stated she was in “constant contact” with Strahan through text which his pet, Enzo, is keeping him “warm and great”. “Michael Strahan has tested positive for COVID-19 and is at house quarantining. We understand that you have noticed that Michael has actually not been here with us this week,” “GMA” co-host Robin Roberts stated.
“He desired us to let you understand that he has actually tested positive for COVID. He’s at house quarantining right now,” Roberts stated.