Larry King, 87, moves out of ICU during hospitalization for COVID-19


Television host Larry King has been diagnosed with coronavirus.

The 87-year-old was moved out of the ICU after being hospitalized for the virus, a source close to the family told NBC News. He is continuing to be treated for COVID-19.

The source claims that King believes that he contracted the virus via a health care worker who visited the broadcast legend's home. The individual also said that one of King's sons has COVID-19.

King is hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, ABC News reported on Sunday.

"Larry has fought so many health issues in the last few years and he is fighting this one hard too, he's a champ," the source close to the family told the outlet.

While it is unclear when he tested positive for COVID-19, Showbiz 411 reported King has been ill for ten days.

The legendary broadcaster previously survived a heart attack, prostate and lung cancer, and a stroke.

Last year, the former CNN host revealed two of his adult children had passed away.

Andy King, 65, died from a heart attack in August. A week later, his daughter, Chia, died from lung cancer at the age of 51.

King is currently in the process of divorcing his seventh wife, Shawn King. The couple share two sons, Chance and Cannon.

According to reports, King’s family was not permitted to visit him in the hospital as he remains in isolation.

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