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Savannah Guthrie co-hosts ‘At this time’ show from her basement

The “At this time” show began Wednesday with a scratchy-voiced Savannah Guthrie internet hosting dwell from her basement — pressured to isolate at house after falling sick on the show that has already been struck by COVID-19.

“Now we’re actually socially distancing, aren’t we,” a smiling Guthrie advised co-host Hoda Kotb, who had mentioned she “felt a bit lonely” as she sat alone in NBC’s Studio 1A.

“Right here’s what occurred: I wasn’t feeling my greatest — a bit sore throat, some sniffles,” Guthrie, 48, mentioned, with a blue backdrop; solely the boxy acoustics gave away that she wasn’t in a studio.

“I wouldn’t have thought something of it however we’re in numerous occasions, aren’t we,” she mentioned as she opened the morning show, which beforehand confirmed a staffer had examined optimistic for coronavirus.

Guthrie mentioned the choice to work from house was “in an abundance of warning” — but in addition helped “actually mannequin the vigilance the CDC is asking of all of us proper now.”

As Kotb mentioned she missed her “associate in crime,” Guthrie mentioned as they appeared side-by-side on split-screen, “We’re nonetheless collectively and we’re going to get this show on the air.”

Al Roker and Craig Melvin had on Monday revealed they’d be skipping the studio after a staffer had examined optimistic for coronavirus.

Earlier this month, NBC made the choice to desert dwell audiences for “At this time” tapings.

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