CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Receives Outpouring of Support from Colleagues After Being Diagnosed With Coronavirus
CNN’s Brooke Baldwin announced today she has tested positive for coronavirus.
“I am OKAY,” Baldwin posted on Instagram. “It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever… shout out to the doctors and nurses who are doing the real work right now.”
Baldwin’s announcement comes days after colleague Chris Cuomo said he tested positive as well.
This week Baldwin conducted a powerfully emotional interview with Michelle Bennett, who lost her mother to the coronavirus.
Baldwin received tons of well-wishes from colleagues at CNN and the rest of the media:
— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter) April 3, 2020
"I am anchoring at this hour because our friend and colleague Brooke Baldwin, who normally anchors at this time, has herself been diagnosed with coronavirus," reports @jaketapper.
— The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) April 3, 2020
— Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer) April 3, 2020
Sending extra love today to my girl @BrookeBCNN who is **always** there when you need her most (like this day when she came to visit me & baby Sienna). You are the heart ❤️ of our newsroom. Get well soon, B! ??? pic.twitter.com/Tts1Qd4qyL
— Poppy Harlow (@PoppyHarlowCNN) April 3, 2020
Praying for my sister! CNN's Brooke Baldwin says she has coronavirus – CNN https://t.co/0rw1ofdPZQ
— AprilDRyan (@AprilDRyan) April 3, 2020
— Natasha Chen (@NatashaChenCNN) April 3, 2020
— Kate Bennett (@KateBennett_DC) April 3, 2020
Ughhhh….get well @BrookeBCNN. ?
— S.E. Cupp (@secupp) April 3, 2020
UGH. Prayers up. Brooke is a hugely good person — on and off air.https://t.co/vMzz7wnR1j
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) April 3, 2020
Get well soon, @BrookeBCNN, we're all rooting for you.
— Kyle "Please Mute Your Line" Feldscher (@Kyle_Feldscher) April 3, 2020
— Lisa Respers France (@LisaFranceCNN) April 3, 2020
Best wishes to @BrookeBCNN, as she grapples with COVID-19. One of the nicest people around!
Everyone is pulling for you, my friend!
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) April 3, 2020
get well soon, @BrookeBCNN
thinking of you
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) April 3, 2020
— ed lavandera (@edlavaCNN) April 3, 2020
— Renato Mariotti (@renato_mariotti) April 3, 2020
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) April 3, 2020
Brooke Baldwin, one of the best in TV news, tests positive for COVID-19. Hope to see her back on CNN soon. https://t.co/3MvVIi6usg
— David Zurawik (@davidzurawik) April 3, 2020
.@BrookeBCNN was one of the nicest & friendliest anchors when I worked as a tour guide @CNN, always taking time to smile & wave at guests. And she never made any of us tour guides feel “less than.” Wishing you a speedy recovery, Brooke! ?? https://t.co/sO0lmWOkR8
— Lauren Linahan (@LaurenWTVM) April 3, 2020
Sorry to hear Brooke Baldwin (@BrookeBCNN) has the virus. She announced it on Instagram, says she followed all the guidelines. Seems to be taking some time off. Feel better
— HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) April 3, 2020
Sending big healing vibes to @BrookeBCNN – a terrific reporter and overall cool human being. We are all thinking of you & pulling for you to get through this – and soon! @thewrap @TheWrapWomen https://t.co/TItMDCwOvx
— Sharon Waxman (@sharonwaxman) April 3, 2020
— Kathryn Watson (@kathrynw5) April 3, 2020
— David Gura ? (@davidgura) April 3, 2020
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