Jill Duggar announces she and her husband Derick Dillard have tested positive for COVID-19

Jill Duggar announces she and her husband Derick Dillard have tested positive for COVID-19…after revealing they are expecting another child

Jill Duggar announced that she and her husband, Derick Dillard, had tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday on Instagram.

The 30-year-old reality television personality and her spouse, 32, were seen spending time in bed with each other in the first of her shots, and she also added a photo of two coronavirus tests.

The media figure also wrote a short message in her post’s caption to let her followers know about how she and her husband were doing.

Down for the count: Jill Duggar announced that she and her husband, Derick Dillard, had tested positive for COVID-19 with a post that she shared to her Instagram account this past Thursday

Duggar began her statement by confirming that she and Dillard had contracted the coronavirus.

She wrote: ‘Give me all the hot liquids and cough drops please!! Derick & I tested + for covid for the first time and it’s not fun!’

The former 19 Kids and Counting cast member pointed out that she did not let the coronavirus get in the way of a special occasion.

‘With a little help from family, we were still able to celebrate Derick’s birthday at home yesterday, even though it was different than we’d originally hoped,’ she said.

No big deal: The former 19 Kids and Counting cast member did point out that she did not let the coronavirus get in the way of a special occasion

No big deal: The former 19 Kids and Counting cast member did point out that she did not let the coronavirus get in the way of a special occasion

Adding another: The reality television personality announced that she was pregnant with a post that was shared on the Dillard Family blog last Sunday

Adding another: The reality television personality announced that she was pregnant with a post that was shared on the Dillard Family blog last Sunday

Duggar, who recently announced that she was pregnant, asked her fans to send her well wishes during their recovery period.

She wrote: ‘Prayers appreciated for quick recoveries and for baby to stay healthy too!’

The reality television personality announced that she was pregnant with a post that was shared on the Dillard Family blog last Sunday.

Duggar began her message by referencing her previous miscarriage, which occurred last October.

Being honest: Duggar began her message by referencing her previous miscarriage, which occurred last October

Being honest: Duggar began her message by referencing her previous miscarriage, which occurred last October

‘Ever since we were devastated last fall by the miscarriage of our sweet baby, River Bliss, we have prayed that, if it was God’s will, he would bless us with another baby,’ she wrote.

The former Counting On cast member then revealed that she and Dillard would be expanding their family this summer.

She wrote: ‘We are excited to announce that God has answered our prayers and we are expecting our rainbow baby due July 2022!’

Duggar concluded by noting that she and Dillard were enthusiastic about adding a new child to their lives.

Anticipation: The former Counting On cast member then revealed that she and Dillard would be expanding their family this summer

Anticipation: The former Counting On cast member then revealed that she and Dillard would be expanding their family this summer

She added: ‘We are so thankful for a healthy baby and pregnancy so far and we look forward to finding out the gender soon!’

The reality television personality and her husband initially met when he arrived at her house while Christmas caroling.

The pair remained in contact for an extended period of time before they became engaged and got married in 2014.

Duggar and Dillard started a family with the birth of their son Israel in 2015, and they added another child named Samuel in 2017.

Proud parents: Duggar and Dillard started a family with the birth of their son Israel in 2015, and they added another child named Samuel in 2017

Proud parents: Duggar and Dillard started a family with the birth of their son Israel in 2015, and they added another child named Samuel in 2017

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