â€œEverything happens, all at once,â€ the anchor tweeted, noting sheâ€™d tested negative for COVID-19 â€œthus farâ€ but would quarantine until â€œitâ€™s safe for me to be back at work without putting anyone at risk.â€
The host of â€œThe Rachel Maddow Showâ€ said viewers would â€œbe in good hands tonightâ€ with Nicolle Wallace, Joy Reid, Brian Williams and Steve Kornacki continuing the networkâ€™s 2020 election coverage.
â€œSee you soon!â€ she concluded. â€œWishing everyone patient and calm; may these remarkable times bring out the best in all of us.â€ Itâ€™s currently unclear who will host Maddowâ€™s primetime show while she is at home.
Maddow has frequently reprimanded President Donald Trump and his administrationâ€™s catastrophic mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic that has now claimed the lives of more than 236,000 Americans.
Last month, she described Trump as an â€œepidemiological menaceâ€ for flouting his own governmentâ€™s safety advice to hold campaign rallies where many of his supporters stood shoulder to shoulder and did not wear masks.
More than 9.7 million people nationwide have now been infected with the coronavirus. The U.S. is now experiencing record daily case numbers. On Thursday, almost 122,000 new infections were reported.
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