Michael Strahan, the 49-year-old Good Morning America’s co-host has been in quarantine since last month. He was diagnosed with coronavirus. A former professional football player and a journalist, he is one of the key members of the GMA cast.
Michael Strahan has been self-quarantining since he was reported to be COVID-19 positive. He claimed that he isn’t having severe symptoms related to the COVID-19.
He has been co-hosting the morning show since 2016, winning two Emmy Awards.The news of Strahan contracting the deadly virus had been making rounds on the internet after his absence from the show for more than a week. After the reports were confirmed, his colleagues made it public in an announcement.
In a video message to the show, Michael Strahan has updated about his recovery. He said that he is doing well and keeping himself hydrated as much as he can. He also thanked everybody who reached out to him and sent their good wishes and kind regards.
The former NFL player has urged people to take precautions and follow the health protocols to save themselves from this virus. He advised all his fans, supporters, and people of America to wear masks, wash their hands and use wipes at all times.
He ended his video message by thanking everybody and appreciating everyone’s kindness towards him, especially his channel and his team at work. He showed a desire to get back to work as soon as possible.
Strahan is not the first person on GMA to contract coronavirus. Earlier his colleagues George Stephanopoulos and Ginger Zee had also tested positive for the COVID-19. A studio camera operator for Good Morning America, Tony Geer, died of coronavirus complications last April.