Cuomo said he is quarantine in his basement and plans to continue hosting his CNN show from there.
— Christopher C. Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) March 31, 2020
“We will all beat this by being smart and tough and united!” Cuomo wrote in the social media post revealing his diagnosis.
The Cuomo brothers are the sons of the late Gov. Mario Cuomo (D), who served three terms (1983-1994) as the head of New York state’s executive branch. Chris and his wife, Cristina, have three children.
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his brother, Chris Cuomo, was tested positive with coronavirus:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 31, 2020
Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacted to the news in his press briefing Tuesday afternoon. “He’s a really sweet, beautiful guy, and he is my best friend,” he said.
Gov. Cuomo with some big brother humor on Chris Cuomo testing positive for coronavirus: "He is going to be fine. He's young. In good shape. Strong. Not as strong as he thinks."
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) March 31, 2020
As of Tuesday, the state of New York has reported 68,363 confirmed cases of the virus and over 1,342 deaths.