This Morning in Covid chaos as Vanessa Feltz tests positive minutes after filming leaving Phillip Schofield at risk

THIS Morning has been plunged into chaos as Vanessa Feltz has tested positive for coronavirus just minutes after filming.

The shocked broadcaster, 60, revealed her positive test on Instagram after arriving home from London's White City Studios.


The flustered star said: "Well it is, gosh. I've got Covid so I don't really know what to say, it's a bit of a shock really.

"I feel OK, I just did this Morning and then I gave a right cough while I was on the telly and I thought that's a nit weird, got on the back of the motorbike to come home again, felt slightly queasy, which I never do."

Thinking she might be developing a cold, Vanessa took a lateral flow test and received the dreaded two red lines.

Her followers wished her well and daughter Allegrah commented: "So sorry Mum! Wishing you better! Will send chicken soup if that will help! ❤️❤️."

Guests in the This Morning studio today included Deputy Labour Leader Angela Rayner and Strictly judge Motsi Mabuse.

Last night Vanessa enjoyed a boozy knees up at The London Cabaret Club where she rubbed shoulders with Loose Women's Linda Robson.

This morning she was full of beans as she presented her Radio 2 show with Vernon Kay in a neighbouring studio.

Vanessa's positive test comes just a day after Holly Willoughby made her return to the show following a bout of the illness.

The 41-year-old missed more than a week of the show as well as theDancing On Ice semi-final,

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She told fans yesterday:"It is so nice to be back. I feel like I have been gone forever.

"I have watched loads of you, I feel like you have been in my house the whole time. It was so nice to have you there."

Discussing how she felt, she said: "I had 48 hours of feeling really rubbish, just in bed, head on the pillow , headache and after that I just had a cold. It’s just waiting for that line to go. It’s like the worst advent calendar in the world!"

Her followers rushed to share their excitement about seeing her back on screen, with one writing: “You've been missed, I'm so glad you're back💕💕.”

Another added: “It’s so lovely to see your face again!!! Glad you’re feeling much better, hope the ‘rona didn’t affect you too badly 💗💗.”

While someone else wrote: “Yesssssssssssss thank God.”

Yesterday Phil, 59, opened the show saying: "We're pleased to say that she's negative and she's back tomorrow."

Holly also missed hosting Dancing On Ice alongside Phillip on Sunday 13th March as she was struck down with Covid just hours before the show went live.

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At the time Phillip told fans: "Gutted that my mate won't be with me on Dancing on Ice tonight.

"Get well soon darlin [love heart]."

She was then replaced by presenters Josie Gibson and Alison Hammond on This Morning last week.

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