Ellen DeGeneres has tested positive COVID-19. She announced the news in a statement on Thursday.
“Hi Everyone, I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19,” the talk show host, 62, wrote on Twitter. “Fortunately, I’m feeling fine right now. Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified, and I am following all proper CDC guidelines.”
“Please stay healthy and safe,” she concluded. “Love, Ellen.”
A spokesperson for her television show told PEOPLE on Thursday, “Following Ellen’s announcement this morning, we have paused production on the Ellen DeGeneres Show until January.”
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 10, 2020