American TV legend Larry King tests positive for COVID-19

LOS ANGELES: American TV legend Larry King was shifted to the hospital in Los Angeles after testing positive for COVID-19.

The broadcasting icon, 87, had previously spent weeks in the hospital over numerous health scares, including a cardiac arrest, a stroke, diabetes as well as prostate and lung cancer.

King was admitted to the hospital on his 87th birthday over blood flow issues. According to Roger Friedman’s Showbiz 411, the veteran talk show host has been ill for the past ten days.

As per Daily Mail, his wife, Shawn, and their two kids, Chance and Cannon, cannot visit him either. King was currently in the process of getting a divorce from his wife but the two remain on good terms. He had lost his two children last year, son Andy, 65, from a heart attack, and daughter Chaia, 55, from lung cancer. 

More than 59.64 million coronavirus patients have been cured in the world and more than 22.95 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus situation is the worst in the United States, with 354,215 deaths and more than 2617,000 reported cases.


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