11th December 2020 – (Los Angeles) American talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres announced that she was infected with COVID-19 on a social networking site on Thursday (10th). Fortunately, she is currently not feeling unwell. She said she had notified people who had close contact with her about the diagnosis. The 62-year-old Ellen, the host of the popular “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, said she is currently following the hygiene guidelines and will resume hosting the show after the Christmas and New Year holidays.
A spokesperson for the show’s production team said that Ellen’s show will be suspended until January next year. The show was recorded in Los Angeles. Under the epidemic, the local government resumed strict family gathering restrictions this week, banning outdoor and indoor dining in restaurants. Many European and American celebrities in the entertainment industry have also been diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier, including Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant and rap singer Kanye West.