“The Late Show” announced Monday that it has stopped filming again after the host Stefano Colbert experienced what he described as “symptoms consistent with a recurrence of COVID“- days after he returned to the air with what he felt was” a severe cold “.
“Out of plenty of caution towards his staff, guests and audience, he will isolate himself for a few more days,” the comedian’s CBS show wrote on Twitter, adding that “he will not record any new episodes until further notice.”
Colbert shared the announcement, calling it the “WORST. CONTINUATION. EVER.”
The late-night guest first announced his coronavirus diagnosis on April 21.
“Yes! I tested positive at Covid, but basically I feel good, grateful to have been panned and empowered,” he wrote on Twitter.
Colbert returned to the air on May 2, when he told his audience that the first three days “sucked”, he tested negative for six days in his isolation and “on the 12th I came back with a severe cold”.
On Friday, Colbert Grammy Award-winning band leader Jon Batiste announced on Instagram that he tested positive for COVID and would be postponing his. long awaited show “American Symphony”. at Carnegie Hall in New York.