Joy Behar taking time off from 'The View' due to coronavirus concerns: report
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Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharMeghan McCain announces pregnancy, plans to telecommute to 'The View' Meghan McCain: Trump will replace Pence with Haley to counter 'identity politics' Joy Behar taking time off from 'The View' due to coronavirus concerns: report 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 GoldbergBiden: I'm most concerned about misinformation during coronavirus crisis Meghan McCain invokes father in call to self-isolate, asks public to 'be selfless' Whoopi Goldberg joins 'The View' from home as social distancing on TV becomes new normal MORE, Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainClay Aiken podcast looks for political balance Meghan McCain announces pregnancy, plans to telecommute to 'The View' Meghan McCain invokes father in call to self-isolate, asks public to 'be selfless' MORE and Sunny HostinSunny HostinJoy Behar taking time off from 'The View' due to coronavirus concerns: report Whoopi accidentally pitches Jill Biden as surgeon general Ocasio-Cortez defends Sanders running as a Democrat: It's 'more than what you call yourself' MORE — will continue to appear. 

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