“TODAY” present meteorologist and anchor Al Roker revealed on Friday that he’s within the hospital after being admitted final week for a blood clot in his leg and some in his lungs.
Roker, 68, stated that is the explanation viewers have not seen him on the NBC morning present.
“So lots of you’ve gotten been thoughtfully asking the place I’ve been,” he wrote on his Instagram together with an image of a bouquet of flowers and an NBC Information climate mug. “Final week I used to be admitted to the hospital with a blood clot in my leg which despatched some clots into my lungs.”
Roker says he is getting the medical care he wants and is “on the best way to restoration.”
“Thanks for all of the nicely needs and prayers and hope to see you quickly,” he wrote.
Fellow “TODAY” present anchors commented on his submit, wishing him nicely.
“Al Roker– hurry again to us… counting the times xoxoxo,” commented Hoda Kotb.
“You’re the strongest particular person we all know. We miss you and can see you quickly!!” commented co-anchor Savannah Guthrie with a coronary heart emoji.
His colleagues additionally wished him nicely on the “TODAY” present Friday morning shortly after he shared the Instagram submit.
Kotb and Guthrie stated they spoke with the weatherman and he is in good spirits.
“It is arduous to decelerate Al, however he is on the mend and he is on the best way to restoration,” stated Guthrie. “We love you, Al, we miss you!”
Roker revealed in 2020 that he was identified with prostate most cancers and underwent surgical procedure.
He defined on the time that he needed to publicly reveal his analysis to focus on the truth that 1 in 7 African American males, 1 in 9 males general, shall be identified with prostate most cancers.
The weatherman took a while off following the analysis, and got here again to the “TODAY” present with a clear invoice of well being.
“It was this nice reduction,” Roker advised “TODAY” viewers on the time.
Gina Vivinetto, Jen Lengthy and Scott Stump contributed.