CNN presenter and brother of New York Governor, Chris Cuomo has coronavirus

CNN presenter, Chris Cuomo (Photo: NY Daily)

Chris Cuomo, CNN presenter and brother of New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo has tested positive for coronavirus.

The CNN host revealed on Twitter on Tuesday. He said he had been exposed in recent days to people who had subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. 

Cuomo, said he started suffering from a fever, chills and shortness of breath. And that he is now quarantining himself away from his wife and children in the basement of his home.

He said he will be filming his nightly CNN show from his basement. 

Tweet from Chris Cuomo

His brother, Governor Andrew Cuomo, addressed the CNN anchor’s positive test during his Tuesday press conference. He also revealed that the number of cases in New York had increased by 9,298 to 75,795 and deaths had risen by 332 to 1,550.  

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Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo: New York Post)

Governor Cuomo said he last saw his brother in person about two weeks ago. It is not clear when Chris was exposed to the virus.