Dáithí Ó Sé to be replaced on Today Show after contracting Covid 4 months ago

Dáithí Ó Sé to be replaced on Today Show after contracting Covid

The TV presenter shared that he's feeling fluey and can't taste anything after testing positive for the virus over the weekend.

TV host Dáithí Ó Sé is set to be missing from hosting duties on RTÉ's Today Show after he tested positive for Covid-19.

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Derek Mooney and Marty Morrissey will step into Ó Sé's shoes this week as he recovers in isolation in Galway.

RTÉ confirmed the TV presenter's replacements in a statement issued to the Irish Mirror.

The statement read: "Dáithí Ó Sé will be absent from Today on RTÉ One this week as he has tested positive for Covid-19.

"Derek Mooney will be in studio on Monday and Tuesday with Sinead Kennedy and on Wednesday with Maura Derrane.

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"Marty Morrisey will co-present with Maura this coming Thursday and Friday".

Dáithí told his Instagram followers that he had tested positive for the virus earlier this morning.

He shared a snap of an antigen test with a positive result and wrote: "So this happened at the weekend."

He then told his followers that he'll be missing from the TV this week, and spoke about how he is feeling.

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He said: "So good people, at the weekend, I tested positive for Covid-19 after avoiding it for almost two years. I feel fluey and achey, and I have pains. I can't taste anything or smell much, but other than that, I'm fine.

"Anyway, I thought I'd just let you know and I'll be back hopefully on The Today Show next week. Best of luck to Derek Mooney and Marty Morrissey who are filling in for the rest of the week."

He added: 'God bless and stay safe everyone!"