Jake Tapper angered CNN coworkers after 'testing positive for COVID this week' and 'sticking around'
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Jake Tapper tests positive to COVID at network’s D.C. bureau but STAYS to film his show discussing America’s millionth death from the virus – leaving coworkers furious

  • Tapper, 53, got his positive test at the network’s Washington bureau on Monday just ahead of his usual show at 4 p.m. 
  • At least two staffers told The Daily Beast he angered colleagues by not going home immediately 
  • ‘This happened in the same week that the country was mourning the millionth death due to COVID, which Jake covered on his show,’ one staffer said 
  • Tapper was replaced by Dana Bash on his show on Tuesday, but returned from what appeared to be a home studio on Wednesday 

Multiple staffers are unhappy with CNN host Jake Tapper for staying in studio to tape his weekday show after testing positive for Covid-19. 

Tapper, 53, got his positive test at the network’s Washington bureau on Monday just ahead of his usual show at 4 p.m.

At least two staffers told The Daily Beast he angered colleagues by not going home immediately.   

‘This happened in the same week that the country was mourning the millionth death due to COVID, which Jake covered on his show,’ one staffer said.

Tapper was replaced by Dana Bash on his show on Tuesday, but returned from what appeared to be a home studio on Wednesday. 

This is a developing story. 

Multiple staffers are unhappy with CNN host Jake Tapper for staying in studio to tape his weekday show after testing positive for Covid-19

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