James Corden reveals he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will cancel upcoming episodes of The Late Late Show
‘I just tested positive for COVID 19,’ said The Late Late Show host, 43. ‘I’m fully vaccinated, boosted, and because of this, am fortunate enough to say I feel completely fine.’
Corden said his CBS program ‘will be off the air for the next few days’ as he quarantines.
The latest: James Corden, 43, took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal that he has tested positive for a case of breakthrough COVID-19. He was seen on the show last month
He wrapped up the post in writing, ‘Stay safe everyone. All my love, James x.’
The U.K.-born funnyman this week welcomed guests Aaron Sorkin and Sophia Bush on Monday, Lily Collins, William Jackson Harper and St. Vincent on Tuesday, and Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Andrew Sleighter on Wednesday.
The Late Late Show is taped in Los Angeles, where Los Angeles County officials on Thursday reported a record 37,215 new cases in the area.
Corden’s announcement comes after a number of his fellow late night hosts have also revealed they had tested positive for COVID-19, including The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers host Seth Meyers.
The Late Late Show host updated fans on his health on the social media site
The U.K.-born funnyman welcomed guests Penelope Cruz and Jessica Chastain on Wednesday
Corden snapped a selfie with St. Vincent on Tuesday’s episode of the late night program
Actor William Jackson Harper also appeared on Tuesday’s episode of the show
Fallon, 47, took to Instagram Monday to detail his health battle, along with a photo of himself seated in a testing room.
‘Hey guys, on the first day of our holiday break I tested positive for Covid,’ Fallon said. ‘I was vaccinated and boostered which made me lucky enough to only have mild symptoms.
‘Thank you to the doctors and nurses who work so hard around the clock to get everyone vaxxed. Thank you to NBC for taking the testing protocols so seriously and doing a great job.’
Meyers, 48, revealed his diagnosis Tuesday, writing, ‘The bad news is, I tested positive for COVID (thanks, 2022!) the good news is, I feel fine (thanks vaccines and booster!). We are canceling the rest of the shows this week, so tune in next Monday to see what cool location we will try and pass off as a studio!!!’
Actress Lily Collins was a guest on Tuesday’s edition of The Late Late Show
Corden said he is ‘fully vaccinated’ and ‘boosted’ and feels fine after the diagnosis