After Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers, late-night talk show host James Corden tests positive for Covid


English actor and talk show host James Corden has tested positive for Covid-19. A statement about his diagnosis was shared on social media sites, which said that due to being fully vaccinated and boosted Corden was feeling “completely fine.”

The statement, shared from her celebrity talk show The Late Late Show with James Corden, read, “I just tested positive for covid 19. I am fully vaccinated, boosted and because of that I have. the chance to say that I feel perfectly good. The show will no longer be broadcast in the coming days. Stay safe everyone. All my love, James x.

The recordings of his show were delayed by several days, according to the New York Times.

Corden joins the ranks of fellow talk show hosts Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon, who also contracted the virus in early 2022.

Seth Meyers tweeted Jan. 4: “The bad news is that I tested positive for COVID (thanks 2022!) The good news is that I feel good (thanks the vaccines and the booster!) We are canceling the more shows this week, so tune in next Monday to see what a cool place we’ll try to pass off as a studio !!! ”

Fallon had shared on Instagram a day earlier, “Hey guys, on the first day of our vacation I tested positive for Covid. I was vaccinated and vaccinated, which gave me the chance to have only mild symptoms. Thank you to the doctors and nurses who work so hard around the clock to make everyone feel good. Thanks to NBC for taking the testing protocols so seriously and doing a great job – and thanks also for putting me on the “What’chu talkin ‘about Willis?” seclusion room when they broke the news to me.

Popular singer-songwriter John Mayer has also tested positive for Covid-19. His group Dead & Company announced the diagnosis in an Instagram statement. “Today, just before leaving for Mexico, according to his doctor, @JohnMayer has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be able to perform at the next ‘Playing in the Sand’ event in Riviera Cancun from 7 to 10 January. In these unprecedented times, fans should expect many rare and different tunes, ”the statement said.

Actors Lupita Nyong’o and Whoopi Goldberg are other Hollywood celebrities who test positive for Covid-19 in the New Year.

Health officials around the world are warning that the threat is far from over, as the mutated variant of Omicron continues to be a cause for concern. India has registered 1,17,100 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.



Javier E. Swan