CNN’s Richard Quest reveals positive coronavirus test during his show
CNN anchor Richard Quest has tested positive for coronavirus.
The host of Quest Means Business said he tested positive over the weekend.
“I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms – just a cough. I am saving my prayers and thoughts for those less fortunate. Stay in. And protect lives,” he said.
“I feel fine, I feel good,” he said adding that: “As long as I can… you and I will still get together at this time and have a good chat about the economic side of what’s going on.”
.@RichardQuest reveals he has tested positive for Covid-19, in tonight's #profitablemoment. "I feel fine, I feel good," he says. "As long as I can… you and I will still get together at this time and have a good chat about the economic side of what's going on." pic.twitter.com/WfDhzgCh9X
— Quest Means Business (@questCNN) April 20, 2020
Two other CNN presenters– Chris Cuomo and Brooke Baldwin–have also contracted coronavirus.
Cuomo still presents his show Cuomo Prime Time from the basement of his house.
— Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) April 21, 2020
Brooke Baldwin has however taken a break from work and is recuperating at home.
"I am anchoring at this hour because our friend and colleague Brooke Baldwin, who normally anchors at this time, has herself been diagnosed with coronavirus," reports @jaketapper.
— The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) April 3, 2020