Veteran United States talk show host, Larry King has died from COVID-19, weeks after testing positive at age 87.
The renowned TV star was admitted in hospital in Los Angeles in late December after he tested positive for deadly virus.
King, whose career spanned more than six decades, had Type 2 diabetes and had suffered from lung cancer, angina and heart attacks in recent years.
The broadcaster’s fame began in the 1970s with his radio programme ‘The Larry King Show’, which he hosted on the network Mutual Broadcasting System.
He then went on to have his own television show, Larry King Live on CNN, between 1985 and 2010, where his guests included heads of state, politicians, celebrities, sports stars and well-known conspiracy theorists