Savannah Guthrie has examined positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 — simply days after her fiftieth birthday party.
The “Today” present co-anchor introduced the information on air Monday morning as she broadcast from residence.
Guthrie appeared on a break up display screen with Hoda Kotb, who returned to Studio 1A after testing positive final week.
“We’re trading places,” Guthrie instructed Kotb, 57, in the beginning of the present. “I’m working from home. You’re back in the studio. You have a negative test for COVID. I just tested positive for COVID, so here we go.”
When requested how she was feeling, Guthrie, who’s vaccinated and boosted, described her signs as gentle.
“Little sniffles, not much more than that,” she stated.
The mother of two went on to say that she hopes to return to work quickly.
“I feel good, feel really good. Just a couple days at home and I’m sure I’ll be back in the saddle soon,” she added.
Guthrie additionally took to Instagram to share the information, posting a photograph of herself taping the present from her residence.
“Trading places with @hodakotb! She is back in studio and is now negative, and now I just tested + for covid! So working from home a few days. Feel good, just a few sniffles,” she reiterated.
Guthrie’s analysis comes shortly after her husband, Michael Feldman, threw her a belated birthday bash on New Years’ Eve — regardless of the rise of coronavirus circumstances in New York.
A supply near Guthrie, who turned 50 on Dec. 27, and Feldman, 53, solely instructed Page Six on the time that the 2 have been planning on going “above and beyond” to observe COVID-19 protocols.
We’re instructed solely 60 individuals have been invited, together with relations, shut pals and a few colleagues from the “Today” present.
“Her entire family has been with her for over the holidays, which is one of the main reasons they are doing it at this time,” the insider stated.
Al Roker, Carson Daly and Jenna Bush Hager have been all confirmed visitors, a separate supply instructed us on the time, though none of them posted photographs of the occasion to their social media feeds.