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By Kristin Myers on January 10, 2022 at 6:00 PM EST

Many celebrities have been testing positive for COVID-19 over the past few weeks.

Although Hugh Jackman and Debra Messing have recovered from their bouts of COVID-19, it seems that more and more celebrities are testing positive for the virus every day.

Over the weekend, several other celebrities also tested positive for COVID-19.

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Savannah Guthrie Is Working From Home On Monday!

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The “Today” show co-anchor revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday as she broadcast from home. The breakthrough case of COVID-19 came only one week after her 50th birthday party.

At the beginning of the broadcast, she joked about trading places with Hoda Kotb, who had tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

“We’re trading places,” Guthrie joked. “I’m working from home. You’re back in the studio. You have a negative test for COVID. I just tested positive for COVID, so here we go.”

Guthrie, who is both vaccinated and boosted, said that she has “Little sniffles, not much more than that.”

“I feel good, feel really good,” she added. “Just a couple days at home and I’m sure I’ll be back in the saddle soon.”

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She shared a photo of herself to her Instagram followers, writing, “Trading places with @hodakotb! She is back in studio and is now negative, and now I just tested + for covid! So working from home a few days. Feel good, just a few sniffles! And no I haven’t turned blue - that’s my broken monitor.”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals She Was Diagnosed With COVID-19

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, tested positive for COVID-19 according to a spokesperson at her office.

Although she was experiencing symptoms, the spokesperson did not comment on how severe her symptoms were. However, AOC, who is both vaccinated and boosted, is recovering at home.

Her spokesperson said that AOC encouraged others to get boosters and to follow COVID-19 isolation guidelines.

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Tori Spelling & Family All Have COVID-19 Too!

Tori Spelling
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Over the weekend, Tori Spelling revealed that she had COVID-19. In addition, she added that husband Dean McDermott, 55, and their five children - Liam, 14, Stella, 13, Hattie, 10, Finn, 9, and Beau, 4 – all had COVID-19 as well!

“I share a lot on social media but this is one thing I didn’t want to share…” she began in a long statement to Instagram. “But, at this point people are getting frustrated not getting responses personally and business wise from me and wondering why I’m MIA so I finally decided to share.”

“Our entire family has COVID,” she continued. “Yes, every single member got it. We all have varying degrees of symptoms. I was last to be symptomatic. We all were praying it was just a bad winter cold. But it wasn’t.”

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“Nothing is worse than wanting to care for your little ones but feeling so sick you can barely function yourself,” she wrote. “I feel useless as a parent. Devastated. A mom is supposed to take care of their kiddos when sick. That’s how it works. But, we are all getting thru this together.”

“If I’m not responding please understand,” she added. “Give me some time. We are right in the thick of it. For reference : This post took 45 min of starting and stopping to write. #covidsucks.”

Many fans expressed their condolences and well-wishes for the family, especially for their young children.

Dean McDermott Issues His Own Statement On Social Media

Dean McDermott
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Over the New Year, Dean McDermott revealed that he was diagnosed with pneumonia.

“Happy New year Everyone!!!” he wrote on Instagram. “I’m down but not out!! Pneumonia sucks but I’m not going to let it dampen my spirits!! I hope your 2022 is full of love, light, and prosperity. Much love to you all.”

At this time, fans aren’t sure if McDermott had pneumonia and then caught COVID-19, or he had both at the same time, but McDermott also revealed to his Instagram followers that he had COVID-19 on Saturday.

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“This is the first place I’m going once I get over COVID!!” he wrote alongside a picture on a hockey rink. “I’ve got to be honest, this scared the s— out of me. My breathing was so compromised I thought I was going to be put on a ventilator. Slowly turning the corner to recovery. Be safe out there. #staysafe #besafe”

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