This is so scary… but also such a good reminder about how serious and deadly this pandemic really is! Rachel Maddow, the popular political commentator and analyst who hosts a nightly show on MSNBC, revealed to the world on Thursday night the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on her own household — and she’s got a dire warning for the rest of us. Related: Meghan King Got Coronavirus — And Ex Jim Edmonds Has A Theory About How! For the past two weeks, the popular news anchor has been off the air as a precaution after she announced she’d had “close contact” with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
As it turns out, that person was her longtime partner, Susan Mikula, who contracted the virus earlier this month.