Leslie Odom Jr says he and his family are isolating themselves and being tested regularly for 10 days after being the last guest in the studio on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” before DeGeneres announced last week that she tested positive for COVID-19 / p>

In a preview of Odom’s interview aired TODAY Friday with Hoda & Jenna, the Tony Award-winning “Hamilton” star gave an update on how his family was doing after DeGeneres announced in December 10 that she has COVID-19

“First and foremost, I hope Ellen is fine,” he said “I obviously haven’t spoken to her, I hope she is fine. We’re getting our tests every day for the next 10 days and in quarantine”

The quarantine also comes when Odom’s wife, actress Nicolette Robinson, is pregnant with the couple’s second child.They announced news in November that they were expecting a baby boy out of their 3-year-old daughter Lucy in March making a big sister. He noted TODAY that they wore masks and were “doing their best” to be safe

The busy couple spent much more time together for this pregnancy than Robinson’s first because the pandemic has restricted their usual work trips

“This pregnancy is really different from my last because he is here and we can share this as a family,” Robinson told TODAY Parents in November. “It was a real silver lining to have to be home now”

They were still busy playing and executive producing the rom-com miniseries “Love in the Time of Corona” in August. Odom also released his second vacation album “The Christmas Album”

in November

They are hoping for a return soon from DeGeneres, 62, who tweeted that she was feeling “good” after positive tests and had notified anyone who has been in close contact with her planning to return after the holidays >

She followed up with an update on an Instagram video on Wednesday, saying she felt “really good” except for one health issue

“One thing they don’t tell you is that you’re getting kind of excruciating back pain,” she said, “I didn’t know this was a symptom, but I’ve talked to some other people … who knew? How come it? “

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention do not list back pain as a COVID-19 symptom, but note that “muscle or body pain” can be one of the symptoms of the disease along with other signs such as fever or chills Cough, shortness of breath, tiredness, headache and more

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