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Ginger Zee reveals challenging COVID-19 diagnosis as family are struck down with the virus

The star is a mom to two boys

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Hannah Hargrave
US Deputy Editor
21 May 2022
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Ginger Zee has been forced to take time away from Good Morning America as she cares for herself and her two children following a difficult diagnosis. 

The meteorologist revealed on Friday that she, Adrian and Miles have tested positive for COVID-19. 

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In an Instagram post, Ginger posted the test results and explained how they were all feeling in the caption. 

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"COVID cubed in the house. Me and the kids will be laying low. Everyone is feeling tired & stuffy but ok— I'll be out for a bit to keep everyone safe. Hope you all stay healthy & safe."

Her co-star, Dylan Dreyer commented: "Oh no! Feel better! And good luck," while World News Tonight anchor, David Muir also wished them a "speedy recovery".

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Fans sent praying hands emojis and wrote: "OMG, hope you and the kids get better," and, "just got over the same thing. Prayers for a speedy recovery".

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Ginger and her sons have COVID-19

Ginger didn't mention her husband, Ben Aaron, suggesting the TV presenter was currently testing negative for coronavirus. 

The mom-of-two will now recover at her home away from the New York studios - and viewers will no doubt miss her. 

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The diagnosis comes hot on the heels of an exciting work milestone as Ginger celebrated ten years with ABC and was honored by Disney.

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Ginger and Ben have two sons 

She shared a picture of the plaque she received that said: "Presented to Ginger Zee. Recognizing 10 magical years with the Walt Disney Company," along with a special pin.

Ginger took to the caption of her post to share her thoughts, writing: "A magical decade indeed - thanks @mickeymouse. This is more for all the people who have believed in me, supported me and given me opportunities.

"My goal was to #SparkleEveryDay and pass along that sparkle - and I don't know that I've done it every day - but I got close and can't wait to see what's next. Plaque and pin really solidify it." 

She then proceeded to thank several of her co-stars and teammates, including GMA hosts Robin Roberts, Michael Strahan, George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, and Amy Robach, with friend David Muir also getting a shout-out for "always being right there."

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