James Corden's US talk show off air after star tests positive for COVID

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James Corden’s US chat show has been taken off air after the star tested positive for COVID.

The comedian, 43, posted a message on Instagram telling fans that The Late Late Show would be off “for the next few days”.

However, he assured fans that he was feeling “completely fine”.

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Corden wrote: “I just tested positive for COVID 19.

“I’m fully vaccinated, boosted and because of this am fortunate enough to say I feel completely fine.

“The show will be off the air for a few days.”

LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 14: The Late Late Show with James Corden airing Tuesday, December 14, 2021, with guests Tessa Thompson, Dwyane Wade, and standup comic Andrew Michaan. (Photo by Terence Patrick/CBS via Getty Images)
The show is off air for a few days. (Terence Patrick/CBS via Getty Images)

“Stay safe everyone,” he added.

“All my love, James x.”

Fans flocked to the comments section after Corden shared his news, wishing him well and saying they hoped to see him back on screen soon.

“Take care. So grateful for science & medicine,” said one person.

“Omggg noooo, wishing you a speedy recovery James,” wrote one.

“Good to hear you feel fine,” posted another.

“We will miss you, but know you’ll be back soon,” said another.

Corden is not the only talk show host to have been affected by the coronavirus in recent weeks.

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The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon tested positive on the first day of his Christmas break, but only suffered mild symptoms.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1577 -- Pictured: Host Jimmy Fallon during Hashtags on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 -- (Photo by: Paula Lobo/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Jimmy Fallon tested positive. (Paula Lobo/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

The View’s Whoopi Goldberg had to miss the year’s first episode after testing positive, and Late Night With Seth Meyers was cancelled for several days after Meyers caught COVID.

Additional reporting by PA.

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