Pregnant Shawn Johnson Tests Positive for COVID-19

In a statement, American gymnast Shawn has said that she has asthma for her entire life, and it is scaring her the most. Johnson, who is expecting her second child with husband Andrew East, has been tested positive for COVID-19. Shawn also shares 1-year old daughter with Andrew, and she explained that her body is exhausted. She has also spent two weeks caring for her little daughter, as she has contacted the respiratory syncytial virus. 

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Exhausting Circumstances for Shawn Johnson 

Shawn Johnson is really going through difficult times. In a statement, Shawn said that she has is not going to lie and about being nervous after knowing that she is COVID-19 positive. The mom of a 15-months old daughter also said that she has looked after her daughter, who has been in contact with the respiratory syncytial virus. She further added that now her body is exhausted. The former Olympian gymnast said that she doesn’t want her family to get sick, and she has asthma for her entire life, and it scares her the most. Johnson also explained that she has a cough, severe sore throat, and fatigue for sure, but that might be due to pregnancy. While her husband was recovering from coronavirus, the couple decided that he will isolate in a separate area of the house. It is because Drew shouldn’t feel that her daddy is running away from her. On Sunday, she announced that she is COVID-19 positive while being pregnant at the same time. 

Pregnant Shawn Johnson Tests Positive for COVID-19


Pregnant Shawn Johnson tests positive for COVID-19. The duo announced that pregnancy news earlier this month, and now the news has poured in that she is positive against COVID-19. Previously her husband Andrew was also coronavirus positive. In January 2021, the couple announced that they are expecting a second child. They share a snap in which her little girl was holding a pair of shoes, and Shawn was showing off her growing baby bump. Johnson’s husband Andrew was also tested positive for COVID-19, and it was announced in a video shared on YouTube. The gymnast also suffered a miscarriage in October 2017.

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