Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams attends the world premiere of Apple TV+'s "The Morning Show" at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- Creator and long-time host, Wendy Williams, will not be returning to her role when the daytime talk show returns on October 18, according to a recent post on her Instagram page. 

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This after a post was shared to Instagram in September stating the host is recovering from a breakthrough case of COVID-19 and is 'dealing with ongoing health issues and undergoing further evaluations'.

A case is described as "breakthrough" when a person is fully vaccinated but still gets infected with COVID-19.

Last year, Williams also took a break from the show while dealing with Graves' disease.

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