Brooke Baldwin who hosts “CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin,” from the network’s offices in New York City,has tested positive for COVID-19.
She now now the second CNN anchor to be infected with COVID-19 after Chris Cuomo announced his positive diagnosis on Tuesday.
In a statement via her Instagram post, Ms. Baldwin, 40, said:
‘Hi friends – I’ve tested positive for coronavirus, I am OKAY. It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever.I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the things we’re being told to do. Still – it got me.
I’m healthy… no underlying conditions…Honestly, I feel like one of the lucky ones. I look forward to being back on TV and seeing you real soon.
The news anchor shout out to the doctors and nurses who are doing the real work right now.
BB…..PS I am listening to Bill Withers on repeat. I knew him, adored him and will him.’