“The Doc” co-host Gary Ann Inaba has tested positive for Kovit-19, the show announced Thursday.
“As you can see, Gary Ann is not with us today,” co-host Sheryl Underwood said on the air. “She was found to have tested positive for COVID-19 this morning. Obviously, our thoughts are with her. We love her and pray for her full recovery.”
“With extreme caution,” co-host Sharon Osborne was filming from home that day, “even though he tested negative for the corona virus.”
Inaba’s other co-hosts added their congratulations. “I send my love and prayers to Gary Ann,” Osborne said, while Eve added, “Frankly, I care. I’m glad everyone’s OK. Gary Ann is the place to be, sending her so much good energy and good love.”
Innaba, 52, posted his own update on social media, writing on Instagram that “he will stay home with some symptoms and follow CDC guidelines, relax and take care of me.”
“I was in a very safe environment following all the guidelines and safety protocols and it still led to me,” Inaba added. “So, this is a friendly reminder to be extra careful this holiday season. Wear your masks, keep your distance socially and physically, and wash your hands. ”
CBS talk show The live shoot began in November, Its hosts are now sitting in more socially distant chairs than they were at their previous communal roundtable. However, Eve was in the UK with her family, and in early November she was a distant factor in her decision to leave the show. The show recently named Amanda Clutes and Elaine Velderoth as its new hosts.
Before Clutes and Veldroth took over their new shows, Page Six reported that CBS was panicking at the show ‘s sinking ratings and comparing it to its main rival, ABC’s “The View”.