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Dr. Drew reveals he's tested positive for COVID-19

He apologized in April for suggesting coronavirus was less dangerous than the flu
Drew Pinsky
Posted at 12:48 PM, Dec 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 13:48:32-05

Celebrity doctor Drew Pinsky announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

On Twitter Tuesday, Pinsky, who is best known as Dr. Drew, thanked everyone for the well wishes and that he was feeling OK.

In another tweet, Pinsky responded to a fan's post about his COVID-19 diagnosis, saying he "didn't convert to positive until day four" and had tested negative twice before testing positive.

"My physician's brain kicked in, and I started worrying I had Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia," Pinsky said.

According to USA Today and People, Pinsky posted pictures on Instagram, which showed him lying in bed. He also posted a video saying that COVID is "no fun."

In April, Pinksy apologized for suggesting the coronavirus was less dangerous than the flu and for calling the pandemic "a press-induced panic" in an interview in March, The Associated Press reported.