James Corden tests positive for COVID-19, suspends production of “Late Late Show”

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James Corden has halted production of “The Late Late Show” after testing positive for coronavirus.

The 43-year-old actor took to Instagram on Thursday to share the news.

“I just tested positive for covid 19,” the star said in a written statement. “I am fully vaccinated, boosted and because of that I have the chance to say that I feel perfectly fine.”

He added, “The show will no longer air for the next few days. Stay safe everyone. All my love, James x.”

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James Corden has revealed that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and that “The Late Late Show” will not air any new episodes for a few weeks.
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Actor Jared Leto was scheduled to appear in Thursday’s episode.

Fox News Digital has learned that reruns of the show will air until January 18, when new episodes will start airing again.

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Corden’s diagnosis comes just days after news broke that his fellow late-night host Seth Meyers had also tested positive for the coronavirus.

The 48-year-old “Saturday Night Live” alumnus reported positive for his coronavirus test on Monday, saying he was feeling “fine,” which he attributed to his shots and recall.

“We’re canceling the rest of the shows this week, so tune in next Monday to see what a cool place we’ll try to pass off as a studio !!!” he concluded the Twitter.

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Likewise, Jimmy Fallon announced that he also contracted the virus during his “vacation”.

“I was vaccinated and vaccinated, which gave me the chance to have only mild symptoms,” he wrote in a statement on Instagram. “Thank you to the doctors and nurses who work so hard around the clock to keep everyone happy. Thank you to NBC for taking the testing protocols so seriously and doing a great job…”

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On the daytime side, “The View” host Whoopi Goldberg also revealed that she tested positive for the virus while on vacation.

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