Ellen DeGeneres tests positive for COVID-19: 'I'm feeling fine right now'

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ellen DeGeneres has tested positive for COVID-19, the 62-year-old talk show host announced Thursday.

"Hi Everyone," DeGeneres said in a statement. "I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, I'm feeling fine right now."

DeGeneres also assured her fans that she is following all of the proper protocols.

"Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified, and I am following all proper CDC guidelines," she said. "I'll see you all again after the holidays. Please stay healthy and safe."