Seth Meyers cancels several of his scheduled Late Night episodes after he tests positive for COVID

Seth Meyers tests positive for COVID-19: The talk show host, 48, cancels several Late Night episodes as he apologizes to his ‘loyal viewers’

Seth Meyers has canceled his Late Night program for the rest of the week after contracting COVID-19.

The 48-year-old performer made the news known to the public with a post that was shared to his Twitter account on Wednesday, in which he apologized to those affected by the announcement.  

‘After negative tests Monday and Tuesday I tested positive for COVID this morning,’ he shared. ‘Canceling shows the rest of this week. Apologies to our scheduled guests and loyal viewers!’ 

Taking a leave: Seth Meyers has canceled his Late Night program for the rest of the week after contracting COVID-19; seen July 20

Taking a leave: Seth Meyers has canceled his Late Night program for the rest of the week after contracting COVID-19; seen July 20

According to Deadline, Meyers and his staff, much like the crews of various other late-night shows, regularly test themselves for COVID-19.

Nathan Lane was set to serve as Wednesday’s guest with Maren Morris was the intended musical performer.

101 Places to Party Before You Die’s Adam Pally was previously scheduled to appear on Thursday.

Repeat episodes have since been set to air for the duration of Meyers’ absence in lieu of the planned new episodes.

Letting everyone know: The 48-year-old performer made the news known to the public with a post that was shared to his Twitter account on Wednesday, in which he apologized to those affected by the announcement

Letting everyone know: The 48-year-old performer made the news known to the public with a post that was shared to his Twitter account on Wednesday, in which he apologized to those affected by the announcement

Taking precaution: According to Deadline , Meyers and his staff, much like the crews of various other late-night shows, regularly test themselves for COVID-19

Taking precaution: According to Deadline , Meyers and his staff, much like the crews of various other late-night shows, regularly test themselves for COVID-19

The late-night show host has not announced when he would be returning to the program.

Meyers previously halted the production of his program when he tested positive for COVID-19 this past January.

He issued a statement at the time where he expressed that he was doing well despite contracting the coronavirus.

The performer wrote: ‘The bad news is, I tested positive for COVID (thanks, 2022!) the good news is, I feel fine (thanks vaccines and booster!) We are canceling the rest of the shows this week, so tune in next Monday to see what cool location we will try and pass off as a studio!!!’ 

Not the first time: Meyers previously halted the production of his program when he tested positive for COVID-19 this past January

Not the first time: Meyers previously halted the production of his program when he tested positive for COVID-19 this past January

The comedian previously began hosting Late Night with Seth Meyers when it debuted in 2014.

Meyers was preceded by fellow Late Night hosts David Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon.

He has since been put up for numerous awards related to his work on the program.

Last February, it was announced that he would remain as the host of the program through 2025.

Working hard: The comedian previously began hosting Late Night with Seth Meyers when it debuted in 2014

Working hard: The comedian previously began hosting Late Night with Seth Meyers when it debuted in 2014

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