Rigsby tests positive this week after Burke begins quarantine
“dancing with the Stars“Competitors Cheryl Burke and Cody Rigsby will make history on Season 30 – but maybe not for the reason they were hoping for.
Rigsby, 34, tested positive for COVID-19 after his 37-year-old partner Burke began quarantine after positive result. “I have really mild symptoms: congestion, a slight headache, cough,” says Rigsby. said in instagram post.
“But compared to night and day earlier this year when I had COVID, so this vaccine and antibodies must be working – we’re very grateful for that.”
On Friday, Burke shared an update on social media about how she was feeling and also told fans how the show would continue while she was away from the studio.
‘Dancing With the Stars’ contestant Cody Rigsby tests positive for COVID-19
Burke said in a video filmed from the inside, “I just want to let everyone know that my partner and I have COVID, which I still feel really bad about, and obviously, I’m just so happy that We are both feeling well.” of his house. “We’re still going to dance on Monday, but we’re going to do it remotely and from the comfort of our own home.”
Burke then took a look at his living room, which he said was turning into a ballroom.
“Anyway, it’s been challenging, no doubt, but I’m very grateful for the opportunity,” she continued. “It’s definitely a new thing that’s never happened before. It’s going to go down in history, you guys. All 30 seasons of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ have never, have we ever done anything remotely like we Dance Live So make sure you tune in this Monday for something that’s going to go down in the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ history books. See you in my living room but on the dance floor.”
‘Dancing With the Stars’ addresses Cheryl Burke’s coronavirus diagnosis, explains how season 30 will play out
Also in her update, Burke reported that she had completely lost her sense of taste and smell, but was feeling “great” overall.
Earlier this week, Rigsby, who wrote the A. gained fame as peloton The coach, informed fans that he would be taking a break from work due to his diagnosis.
“In order to properly rest and recover, as well as to avoid exposing others, I will take a break in the coming days,” he wrote in the caption of his Instagram post. “I appreciate all your support and I’ll be back as soon as I’m ready.”
Previously, Burke shared with her fans that she “completely vaccinated, totally vaccinated Moderna.”
Burke and Rigsby were judged last week using a pre-recorded practice session because of safety protocols.