Skip to main contentSkip to footer

Hoda Kotb shares health update as fans and co-hosts send their support

The much-loved TV star has been inundated with love

hoda kotb health diagnosis
Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
Share this:

Hoda Kotb has given an update on her health just one day after sharing an emotional message from her home, revealing she has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The Today show host is isolating in New York after the diagnosis and on Friday she updated her Instagram feed with a chilly photo along with a message for her concerned fans. 

MORE: Today's Hoda Kotb's adoption news – third baby and family plans, everything we know

Hoda posted a photo of her deck at her home covered in snow and wrote: "Hello snow! Good morning.. Hope you are safe and cozy...I am feeling good.. sipping tea.. marveling at all of this."

WATCH: Hoda Kotb's breathtaking view from New York apartment 

Her co-host, Al Roker, was one of the first to comment and wrote: "You are loved and missed," and his sentiment was mirrored by so many of her followers who added: "Feel Better Hoda!!! We love you!!! May God keep you and your family safe."

There were strings of praying hands emojis and kisses too. 

MORE: Hoda Kotb divides fans with dramatic dark hair transformation 

SEE: Hoda Kotb shares celebratory photo of family during special moment inside NY home

Her Today with Hoda & Jenna co-host, Jenna Bush Hager, also addressed Hoda's diagnosis when she chatted with stand-in, Sheinelle Jones.

View post on Instagram

Hoda shared a photo of her view and said she was 'feeling good'

"Like so many others, she tested positive with COVID-19," said Jenna. "I texted her this morning and she's doing totally fine and she'll be back here pretty soon."

RELATED: Sheinelle Jones celebrates incredible achievement live on Today

MORE: Sheinelle Jones shines a light on co-star following a big change at work

Sheinelle then added: "She's a rock star. I mean I was around her, I had it. She managed to dodge all of the craziness. The good thing is it seems like for a lot of folks - and even for Hoda - it's very mild."

today hoda kotb daughters fiance joel© Photo: Instagram

Hoda has not revealed whether her children or fiance have tested positive

Jenna then confirmed: "Yes, she's vaccinated and boosted."

Hoda broke the news of her positive test on-air with a virtual call from the NY home she shares with her fiancé Joel Schiffman and their two children to the other anchors on the Today show. 

She then posted a Twitter message which read: "Thx for well wishes. Feeling good… [red heart emoji] can't wait to see you all when I am in the clear! Xo."

Read more HELLO! US stories here 

Like this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.

More Health & Fitness

See more