Chris Cuomo, CNN anchor and brother of the New York governor, has coronavirus

CNN presenter Chris Cuomo said in a statement posted on Twitter on Tuesday that he tested positive for coronavirus. He made the announcement when his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, was giving a press conference on the state of the coronavirus crisis.

The governor was interviewed by his brother on CNN on Monday night.

“In these difficult times that seem to get more and more complicated every day, I discovered that I have coronaviruses”Chris Cuomo wrote. “I have been exposed to people in the past few days who subsequently tested positive and had a fever, chills and shortness of breath. ”

He added that he plans to present his CNN prime-time show from the basement of his house, where he is quarantined. “We will all get through this by being smart, tough and united!” He wrote on Twitter.