Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has revealed she has tested positive for COVID-19.
Snooki Shared News That She Has COVID-19 & Is Isolating Alone on Valentine’s Day
Snooki broke the news to her fans on Instagram. The Snooki Shop owner shared two photos of herself spending Valentine’s Day in isolation. In the first photo, she wore a mask as she snapped a mirror selfie while holding a dozen roses. The second photo showed the roses thrown on the floor along with some chocolates.
Snooki wished her followers a Happy Valentine’s Day and then revealed that this year the heart-filled holiday feels a bit different for her.
“I have Covid,” she wrote. “I’ve been isolated in my room since I found out. My family & I have been super cautious & careful, so this is super scary.”
Snooki revealed that her symptoms started out as a bad sinus cold, headache, stuffy nose, and mild cough. She then began to feel “super tired” so she got tested for the coronavirus.
“Today I just feel groggy,” she wrote. “I ended up losing my taste and smell last night. It’s fricken weird. I had a greasy cheese pizza & couldn’t taste a damn thing. WHAT A SIN.”
Snooki added that the rest of her family tested negative for COVID-19, so she has been isolating in her bedroom. The reality star told her fans that she is feeling okay for now.
The mom of three also posted updates on her condition on her Instagram story. In a video shared with her nearly 14 million followers, Snooki said, “I’m fine. I’m okay.”
She said her symptoms first included a stuffy nose and scratchy cough and that she now feels tired, like she just ran a marathon.
“I think the worst part is not being able to taste,” she added.
She said she is following the rules and will be quarantining until “all of this is over.”
Snooki’s Diagnosis Comes 2 Weeks After She Had A Fun Sleepover With Her Best Friend, Jenni Farley
Snooki has been laying low—she didn’t even film the most recent season of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation with her costars – but she did have an overnight get together with her best friend Jenni “JWoww” Farley just two weeks ago.
In photos shared on Instagram, the two besties were not wearing masks as they hung out drinking wine, playing with Nerf guns, and watching movies with their kids. It is not clear if the two MTV stars quarantined or tested negative for COVID before getting together.
On Instagram, many of Snooki’s followers sent her wishes for a speedy recovery, but some criticized the star for having a Super Bowl party at her house last week.
“Incorrect,” Snooki replied. “I’ve been around my immediate family. We all stay home and safe. That’s who was over. Same people I have been seeing for family dinners. Half have the vaccine. We practice safety as best we can. Unfortunately, someone was asymptomatic. It can happen. Now we are trying our best to quarantine and get better.”
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