Morning presenter Lorraine Kelly has announced that she has contracted Covid-19 and will not host until she is well.
The host wrote on Twitter this morning that she contracted the virus over the weekend and praised the effectiveness of the vaccine as saying she was “not that bad”.
She wrote: “Well the Covid finally got hold of me and I tested positive over the weekend. Thanks to the vaccination it’s not that bad and I hope to be able to go back to work very soon. A big thank you to @carolvorders who will be hosting @lorraine until I get back.”
Well the Covid finally got hold of me and I tested positive over the weekend. Thanks to the vaccination it’s not that bad and I hope to be able to go back to work very soon. Many thanks to @carolvorders who will host @Lorraine until i get back ❤️
— Lorraine (@reallorraine) July 11, 2022
It will be Carol Vordermann Hostess to Lorraine in her absence.
Taking to Instagram, she once again praised the vaccine’s work, writing: “The dreaded Covid has finally caught up with me. I am so grateful to the scientists who developed the vaccine.”
Fans and celebrities rushed to wish Lorraine a speedy recovery in the comments. Angela Rayner, Labor Deputy Leader, wrote on Twitter: “Hope you’re feeling better soon,” and Scottish comedian Janey Godley shared similar sentiments, writing: “Aw mate stay healthy.”
Lorraine did not confirm when she will return to presenting.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/20269827.lorraine-kelly-tests-positive-covid-will-replaced-carol-vorderman/?ref=rss Lorraine Kelly tests positive for Covid and is replaced by Carol Vorderman