Andy Cohen tests positive for coronavirus

”Bachelor” star Colton Underwood also tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus pose for a photo with SiriusXM host Andy Cohen during SiriusXM’s Town Hall with the cast of ‘Downhill’ hosted by Andy Cohen on February 12, 2020 in New York City. Cohen tested positive for coronavirus.

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Andy Cohen is the latest celebrity to test positive for the coronavirus. 

The “Watch What Happens Live” host, 51, said he’s focusing solely on his recovery after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on Instagram Friday. 

“After a few days of self-quarantine, and not feeling great, I have tested positive for Coronavirus,” he captioned a solemn selfie. 

His health update comes just hours after Cohen announced “WWHL @ Home,” a “lower-tech” version of his late-night talk show that was scheduled to premiere Sunday with guests Jerry O’Connell, Nene Leakes and Ramona Singer.

But plans changed. “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,” he added. 

Cohen expressed gratitude for “all the medical professionals who are working tirelessly for all of us” and urged everyone to “stay home and take care of themselves.”

“Bachelor” star Colton Underwood also tested positive for the coronavirus. 

The reality star, who appeared as a contestant on the “Bachelorette” in 2018 before headlining “The Bachelor” in 2019, said he was tested for COVID-19 after experiencing symptoms days ago.

“I want to let you guys know: I’m 28, I consider myself pretty healthy, I work out regularly, I eat healthy, and I became symptomatic a few days ago, got my test results back today, and they are positive,” he said in an Instagram video Friday. 

Underwood said the virus has left him “exhausted.”

“It’s been kicking my (expletive), just to put it pretty bluntly,” he admitted. “The main thing is I can’t even walk up a flight of stairs without being out of breath or go to the bathroom without having to sit down because I’m exhausted.”

Underwood said he’s been self-quarantining before his diagnosis, but is isolated with girlfriend Cassie Randolph and her parents, who could be infected by him. 

“I’m doing OK. I’m at Cassie’s family’s house in Huntington (Beach, California), so I’m fortunate to have them,” he said. “Unfortunately, that means we’re all in this together, at this point. So we’ll keep you posted, but we’re in good spirits.”

Underwood issued a warning to younger adults who believe they aren’t susceptible to COVID-19. 

“The reason I’m sharing this is not to cause fear or panic, but to hopefully encourage you guys to stay home, do your part, take care of yourselves, take care of one another,” he said.

Cohen and Underwood are the latest stars to test positive for the coronavirus. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Idris Elba, “Game of Thrones” star Kristofer Hivju and “Lost” alum Daniel Dae Kim have tested positive, too.


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