Chris Cuomo, CNN anchor and brother to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, diagnosed with coronavirus

The anchor's symptoms are mild and he will reportedly continue doing his 9 p.m. broadcast program from home

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Last Updated:
March 31, 2020 - 1:45pm

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Chris Cuomo, CNN anchor of "Cuomo Prime Time," said Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Cuomo has spent the last few days in his home, though was at CNN's west Manhattan offices last Friday.

Cuomo is also the brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with whom he has recently conducted a series of playful but substantive interviews focused on the state's handling of the coronavirus outbreak. 

Cuomo said he is quarantined in his basement where he will continue broadcasting live. "We will all beat this by being smart and tough and united!" the anchor tweeted Tuesday.