A Cable News Network (CNN) presenter, Richard Quest, has contracted COVID-19, according to a statement he released on Monday.
Richard Quest revealed the development in a tweet on his verified handle
However, he said that he has only a few symptoms of the disease.
Quest said he would reserve his prayers and thoughts for those who have harsher symptoms of the COVID-19.
He also as he called on people to stay safe.
“I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms – just a cough,” the tweet read. “I am saving my prayers and thoughts for those less fortunate. Stay in. And protect lives.”
— Richard Quest (@richardquest)April 20, 2020
Earlier, two CNN presenters, Chris Cuomo and Brooke Baldwin, had tested positive for coronavirus.
These three CNN staff are based in New York in the United States of America.
US already has a death rate of 12, 654 from COVID-19.
It has been confirmed that there are over 40, 000 deaths from coronavirus in the United States.