Kelly Ripa said she has tested positive for COVID-19.The 51-year-old star took to Instagram Stories Monday to inform her fans of the health update, saying she is following standard protocols after receiving the diagnosis.'Hey there, unfortunately I tested positive for COVID-19 this weekend but thankfully I am fully vaccinated and boosted, and today's show was already pre taped last week,' theLive with Kelly and Ryan host said.
The latest: Kelly Ripa, 51, took to Instagram Stories Monday to inform her fans she has tested positive for COVID-19. She was snapped last year in NYCRipa said she is 'taking all necessary precautions and looking forward to returning to normal life as soon as the standard quarantine time is over.'She wrapped up her message in saying, 'On a lighter note I did receive the peace and quiet I requested for Mother’s Day.
Thanks for understanding. XO, Kelly.' Ripa accompanied her announcement with a shot of a table covered by flowers, a coffee mug and a plate of pastries.The New Jersey native in January hosted Live with co-host Ryan Seacrest remotely amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant.