Well-wishes pour in across media for Chris Cuomo after coronavirus diagnosis

CNN anchor Chris CuomoChris CuomoCNN's Don Lemon: 'Blow up the entire system' remark taken out of context CNN's Lemon: 'We're going to have to blow up the entire system' if Democrats win back White House, Senate Giuliani criticizes NYC leadership: 'They're killing this city' MORE's announcement that he tested positive for the coronavirus was met with an outpouring of well wishes on Twitter from colleagues across the media spectrum.

Cuomo, the younger brother of New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoNew York reports 1,000 daily new COVID-19 cases for first time since June Overnight Health Care: Trump signs largely symbolic pre-existing conditions order amid lawsuit | White House puts off action on surprise medical bills | Rising coronavirus cases spark fears of harsh winter NY health officials to review any vaccine approved by Trump MORE (D), shared on social media he was experiencing symptoms after being exposed to others who have since tested positive for the virus.

“I have been exposed to people in recent days who have subsequently tested positive and I have fever, chills and shortness of breath,” the 49-year-old wrote.


The prime-time anchor shared he will continue to do his 9 p.m. program while quarantined in his basement.











Cuomo, who co-anchored CNN's morning program "New Day" after coming over from ABC News in 2013, launched his prime-time program in June 2018. It has since been the highest-rated program on CNN each month.

Andrew Cuomo said his brother will be fine given his age and health.

"He is going to be fine. He's young. In good shape. Strong," he said before joking, "Not as strong as he thinks."

"He's a really sweet, beautiful guy — and he's my best friend," he also added.