Whoopi Goldberg is taking a mandatory leave of absence from her day-time talk show, “The View.”
The actress turned show co-host tested positive for COVID-19 over the holiday break and is quarantining.
Whoopi’s ‘View’ co-host, Joy Behar, made the announcement during Monday’s show.
On January 3, Behar told viewers, “Whoopi unfortunately tested positive over the break, but she will hopefully be back next week.
Behar continued, “Since she is vaxxed and boosted, her symptoms have been very, very mild, but we are being super cautious here at The View.”
Behar added that she and her co-hosts may check in on Whoopi later this week.
Whoopi wasn’t the only host from “The View” whose family was hit with COVID.
Ana Navarro revealed during Monday’s telecast that her father was diagnosed with the virus.
tested positive for the virus, and Sarah Haines’ husband also contracted the virus.