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Chris and Cristina Cuomo’s teen son has ‘healed’ after contracting COVID-19

Cristina Cuomo, Chris Cuomo
Cristina Cuomo, with husband Chris Cuomo, revealed on Instagram that their son has recovered from COVID-19.
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The Cuomos have officially kicked the coronavirus.

About a week after Chris Cuomo announced he finally tested negative for COVID-19, his 14-year-old son, Mario, has also recovered from the respiratory illness, according to an Instagram update from the CNN anchor’s wife, Cristina Cuomo.

“All you need is [love],” the wellness blogger posted Tuesday along with a photo of her kids. “Mario healed, Bella + Carolina stayed safe and I am so grateful for the the silver lining—more family time, to have antibodies and be able to donate.”

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💛 All you need is 💙 Mario healed, Bella + Carolina stayed safe 😷 and I am so grateful for the the silver lining—more family time, to have antibodies 🌡 and be able to donate. 🙏 Thank you for sharing your corona stories + taking the time to tune into our Purist talks. 💫✨ Purist’s Wellness Series: Please join me on my Instagram Live today, Cinco de Mayo, and every day this week. Here’s what we’ll be talking about: 🌏 GIVING TUESDAY: Today, at 5 p.m. EST, join me on IGLive with a former NBC’s Today Show + CNBC’s Squawk Box host, former Wall St. Exec-turned-TV financial expert, mother of 4, ALEXIS GLICK, CEO of GENYOUth, a nonprofit whose COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund is helping feed our nation’s kids, as 98% of schools are closed, 30 million kids rely on in-school meals for their daily nutrition. GENYOUth needs your help in providing much needed meal delivery + resources.  If you miss the IGLive today, please donate: Text SCHOOLS to 20222 to make a one-time $15. donation and don’t forget to confirm your donation when prompted! @genyouthnow @alexisglick .... 🌎📚🎒 .... YOGA: On Wednesday, May 6, at 10:30 a.m. EST, please join me on IG LIVE for our weekly yoga class with ashtanga yogi @erikahalweil. Celebrate the power of consistency in practice and the commitment to the transformation of body, mind + spirit.... 💫🧘‍♀️🌀 .... GUT HEALTH: On Thursday, May 7, at 5 p.m. EST, please join me and esteemed Dr. Frank Lipman, leader in functional medicine, for an IGLive talk on: building immune resilience in the time of COVID-19. @franklipmanmd .... 🔬🩺🌱 .... MENTAL HEALTH: Friday, May 8, at 5 p.m. EST, please join me on IGLive to hear a special talk with mental health advocate Kevin Hines @kevinhinesstory, suicide survivor, + his wife Margaret on how to manage anxiety and relationships during COVID-19. ❤️🙏🏻👫 @thepurist #PuristWellnessSeries

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Last month, Chris Cuomo said on his CNN show, “Prime Time,” that Mario was the third in their family to contract the virus after both he and Cristina Cuomo had already fallen ill. The newscaster became the first in his household to test positive in late March.


“The virus worked through the family,” he said on CNN of his son’s condition. “It was me and Cristina, and now Mario has the same symptoms she had, and he’s got the coronavirus.”

Cristina Cuomo previously revealed her son’s diagnosis in an Earth Day Instagram post, saying, “My heart hurts more than my head over his infection.”

“This virus does not discriminate,” she added. “While kids are more resilient, they can suffer same severity of symptoms.”

Throughout their coronavirus journey, the parents have been sharing frequent updates via “Prime Time” and Purist, where Cristina Cuomo recently championed a questionable treatment approach: bathing in a Clorox-water solution. (To be clear: Clorox states on its own website that “using a bleach and water solution for bathing is not approved by the EPA and should not be done.”)


Cristina Cuomo, her husband and her son remain quarantined in their home on Long Island.

“Thank you for sharing your corona stories,” she wrote on Tuesday.

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