Joy Behar taking time off from 'The View' due to coronavirus concerns: report

Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharIvanka Trump doubles down on vaccine push with post celebrating second shot Meghan McCain promises 'consequences' if Republicans oust Cheney Hannity to interview Caitlyn Jenner following gubernatorial announcement MORE, co-host of ABC’s “The View,” is taking some leave due to concerns over the coronavirus, Variety reported Thursday.

Behar, 77, reportedly announced that she would be taking time off from the show at a Thursday taping of an episode that will run Friday. Like several other live shows, "The View" has chosen to not allow studio audiences until the spread of the virus subsides. 

“I’m in a higher risk group because of my age, but I’m perfectly healthy,” Behar said. “I don’t look my age, but I’m actually up there. The number makes me dizzy.”

Neither Behar nor any of the staff on the talk show have tested positive for the virus, and the remaining co-hosts — including Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi GoldbergObama calls on governments to 'do their part' in increasing global vaccine supply Celebs cheer guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin Jill Biden to appear in 'Sesame Street' documentary MORE, Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainMeghan McCain: Greene 'behaving like an animal' Cheney fight stokes cries of GOP double standard for women Conservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney MORE and Sunny HostinSunny HostinKinzinger: GOP downplaying Capitol riot something 'out of North Korea' CNN and MSNBC legal analyst Midwin Charles dead at 47 Meghan McCain hits back at critics of comments decrying 'identity politics' MORE — will continue to appear. 

ABC did not immediately respond to an inquiry from The Hill.