Ellen DeGeneres announces she has COVID-19

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 12:37:12-05

Talk show host and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres announced Thursday that she has tested positive for COVID-19.

DeGeneres shared the news on her Twitter feed.

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"Hi Everyone, I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, I'm feeling fine right now. Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified, and I am following all proper CDC guidelines. I'll see you all again after the holidays. Please stay healthy and safe."

There is no word on how long the show will be affected by the host's positive test.