‘The View’ co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro test positive for COVID-19 moments before Kamala Harris was set to be interviewed

'The View' co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro
‘The View’ co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro Gonzalo Marroquin; William B. Plowman/NBC / Getty Images
  • “View” cohosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro tested positive for COVID-19.
  • It happened just moments before Vice President Kamala Harris was set to be interviewed in-studio.
  • Hostin and Navarro were asked to leave the desk during the middle of Friday’s show.
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“The View” cohosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro tested positive for COVID-19 just before Vice President Kamala Harris was set to be interviewed on the show, Joy Behar announced on the show on Friday.

Hostin and Navarro tested positive with apparent breakthrough cases of the coronavirus as they are both fully vaccinated, Behar said.

Both were asked to leave the desk during the middle of Friday’s show.

White House officials said Harris wasn’t in contact with the hosts before the show and will be interviewed remotely in the same studio out of an abundance of caution, according to NBC correspondent Monica Alba.

Harris’ appearance on “The View” marks her first in-studio talk show appearance since being sworn in as the first female vice president of the United States. She’s also the second sitting vice president to join the talk show.

“The View,” which also stars Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Sara Haines as cohosts, is currently in it’s 25th season. Hostin has been a cohost since 2016 while Navarro has served as cohost since 2018.