The former Countdown star has been stepping in for the Scottish presenter and will continue to do so over the coming days.
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When asked by GMB's Susanna Reid how Lorraine was doing, Carol responded: "Well, she's feeling great, which is fantastic. So hopefully, she'll be here later in the week but you know, all the tests and everything that has to be done," before going on to tease the upcoming segments on the show.
Viewers may be surprised to hear that Lorraine might be back on the show so soon given she has only been off for one day. However, since she tested positive at the weekend, a negative lateral flow before the end of the week is still possible.
Lorraine announced her coronavirus diagnosis to her Twitter followers on Monday, tweeting: "Well the Covid has finally got me and I tested positive at the weekend.
Lorraine is currently absent from her show due to Covid
"Thanks to the vaccine it's not too bad and I hope to be back at work very soon. Huge thanks to @carolvorders who will be hosting @lorraine until I'm back."
Viewers were quick to send their well wishes to the 62-year-old, with one person tweeting: "Get well soon Lorraine, sorry to hear you've got Covid, I hope it goes away soon and glad the vaccine is helping a lot also. I know the viewers miss you not being on the programme," while another added: "Awww poor you Lorraine!! Hope you're ok and it's not too severe with the vaccine helping!! Thank goodness!!! Get well soon!!"
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