CNN’s Chris Cuomo announced Tuesday morning that he was diagnosed with coronavirus, and he talked about it on his show Tuesday night.
What’s going on:
- Cuomo announced he tested positive for COVID-19 but promised to anchor his prime-time show from the basement of his house.
- Cuomo addressed his diagnosis when he opened his show.
- Cuomo said: “I tested positive. Scary, yes, as you might imagine — but better me than you. My concern is what I may have put on my family, just like you would. That is hurting me way more than anything the virus can do.”
- Cuomo said: “You do not want this.”
>> @ChrisCuomo's intro for viewers tonight: "I tested positive. Scary, yes, as you might imagine -- but better me than you. My concern is what I may have put on my family, just like you would. That is hurting me way more than anything the virus can do." pic.twitter.com/UbDnzW5TfR— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) April 1, 2020
Chris Cuomo opens his show tonight by talking about his coronavirus diagnosis: "You do not want this." pic.twitter.com/pqyxgRZrBa— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) April 1, 2020
- Cuomo looked pale Monday night while broadcasting his prime-time show, according to Associated Press.
- Cuomo’s older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, talked about his brother Tuesday morning.
- He said: “It’s my family, it’s your family, it’s all of our families,” he said. “This virus is so insidious, and we have to keep that in mind.”