Lisa Vanderpump tests positive for COVID-19 amid ongoing Omicron wave: ‘It finally got me’

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Lisa Vanderpump has tested positive for COVID-19.

the Vanderpump Rules The star, 61, revealed her diagnosis in an Instagram post on Tuesday, sharing a sad caricature of herself with the caption: “Agh, that finally got me… # covid_19.”

“I feel better soon Lisa”, costar James kennedy wrote in the comments, while RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s Trixie Mattel added: “My poor baby!”

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Alice Cooper guitarist Tommy Henriksen also sent the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum encouraging words, writing, “Hope [you] Feel better and a speedy recovery 💌💌💌. “

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Although Vanderpump has not revealed additional details about her symptoms, she is the latest celebrity to report a positive diagnosis of the virus after the holiday season.

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Dean mcdermott, Savannah Gutherie, Hota Kotb, Hugh jackman and Debra messing are just a few of the stars who recently tested positive for being highly contagious Omicron variant continues to sweep the nation.

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According to New York Times COVID-19 tracker, the United States has seen a 204% increase in positive coronavirus cases in the past 14 days, and case rates are highest in the northeastern region of the country. In California, where Vanderpump resides, the average number of daily cases currently exceeds 100,000.

“The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly and has the potential to impact all facets of our society,” said Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. said in a press release end December.

Walensky added, “Prevention is our best option: to get vaccinated, to be boosted, to wear a mask in indoor public places in areas of high and high community transmission, and to get tested before assembling. “

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