Ellen DeGeneres says she has examined optimistic for the coronavirus.

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” stopped filming after the presenter announced on Thursday that she had tested positive for the coronavirus.

“Fortunately, I’m fine right now,” Ms. DeGeneres wrote in a statement she posted on Twitter.

Ms. DeGeneres said everyone who had been in close contact with her had been notified and that she was following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“See you again after the holidays,” she wrote. “Please stay safe and sound.”

Production company Telepictures, a unit of Warner Bros. Television, announced in a statement that filming would be suspended until January.

The talk show, which is filmed in Burbank, California, has been a staple of daily television since 2003.

After Ms. DeGeneres switched to a virtual audience amid the pandemic, she resumed filming with a limited live audience in late October. Participants had to wear face masks and sit one meter apart.

Ms. DeGeneres was accused of running a toxic workplace earlier this year after BuzzFeed News published an article in July in which former employees said they were exposed to “racism, fear and intimidation” on the set. Warner Bros. announced an investigation, three producers left the show, and Ms. DeGeneres apologized to the camera and the staff.

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