Hoda Kochb is “feeling good” after testing positive for COVID-19. It was confirmed hours later that the test result was positive for COVID-19. Today Co-host, who has been vaccinated, was feeling isolated at home following a positive diagnosis. Kotb posted a status update on social media, assuring her followers that she is fine and is making progress.
Kotb shared the update with a photo from her snowy at home views. She also wrote the caption. “Hello snow! Good morning.”She wrote that she hoped her followers would follow her example. “are safe and cozy,”Kotb shared that she was “feeling good.. sipping tea.. marveling at all of this.”The post was shared on Thursday night, shortly after her diagnosis. One person commented. “just take in all that beauty, relax and rest, and enjoy the moment!!”Kotb even received some affection from longtime friends Today Weatherman Al Roker, who wrote “you are loved and missed.”
The update follows the comments of Craig Melvin, Kotb’s coanchor, on Thursday’s episode. TodaySharing that “she’s tested positive for COVID but Hoda tells us that she’s doing just fine, and we look forward to having her back very, very soon,”Melvin stated this during the show’s third hour.” Kotb also confirmed the diagnosis via Twitter. She sharedShe was “feeling good.”” Kotb is the latest NBC talent and TV host to test positive for COVID-19 amid a nationwide surge.
Jenna Bush Hager and Today third-hour co-anchor Sheinelle Jones also spoke about Kotb’s breakthrough diagnosis during Today With Hoda & Jenna, the show’s fourth hour. Jones called Kotb “Rockstar.” adding that she was “around her. It was a great feeling. It’s true, she has been able to avoid all of our crazy.” Bush Hager, meanwhile, went on to provide on update on her co-host’s condition, sharing she had been texting with Kotb, who told her that her symptoms are “It is quite mild.” Bush Hager said, “Like many others, she was positive for COVID. She is doing great and will be back soon.”
It is unclear when Kotb will return to the Today show. The co-anchor is currently isolating at home amid her positive diagnosis. In her Thursday tweet, Kotb expressed her excitement to return to the NBC morning show, writing, “”I can’t WAIT to see you all when it is clear!”