Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway reveals she has tested positive for COVID-19 and will have to miss the 2022 Daytime Emmy Awards

Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway had her dream come true when she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award... though she will not be able to attend.

The 39-year-old actress was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Drama Series: Actress for playing Abby Newman in Young and the Restless.

She took to Twitter on Thursday evening, revealing she has tested positive for COVID-19 to her over 67K followers.

Dream: Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway had her dream come true when she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award... though she will not be able to attend.

Dream: Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway had her dream come true when she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award... though she will not be able to attend.

'It has always been a dream of mine to be nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award and to bring my parents to the show. It was about to come true, until I tested positive for Covid yesterday afternoon', Ordway began. 

'I’m so disappointed that I won’t be able to celebrate with everyone on Friday. I’ve cried lots of tears,'  she said, adding that, 'Thankfully, I'm asymptomatic.'

'I'm super grateful no one in our home is sick. What a blessing,' she continued, before addressing her fellow nominees. 

Positive: 'It has always been a dream of mine to be nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award and to bring my parents to the show. It was about to come true, until I tested positive for Covid yesterday afternoon', Ordway began

Positive: 'It has always been a dream of mine to be nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award and to bring my parents to the show. It was about to come true, until I tested positive for Covid yesterday afternoon', Ordway began

'To my Daytime community, have the best time. Wish I could be there but I’ll be watching from home and cheering on all of the nominees!' she said.

'Y&R bring home the gold! Love you all! And to everyone at CBS and Sony thank you for everything. So grateful to play Abby,' she added, before addressing her parents.

'To my amazing parents, I’m so sorry that this weekend has fallen apart. I was so excited to attend the awards with you. This nomination was because you always believed in me. I love you,' she said. 

Best time: 'To my Daytime community, have the best time. Wish I could be there but I¿ll be watching from home and cheering on all of the nominees!' she said

Best time: 'To my Daytime community, have the best time. Wish I could be there but I’ll be watching from home and cheering on all of the nominees!' she said

'To everyone who’s cheered me on, sent me well wishes and love and support, it means more to me than you’ll ever know. I love Daytime and I’m honored to be a part of this talented group! Cheering from my couch!' she concluded.

Ordway is nominated alongside Kimberlin Brown as Sheila Carter in The Bold and the Beautiful, Nancy Lee Grahn as Alexis Davis in General Hospital, Stacy Haiduk as Kristen DiMera in Days of Our Lives and Kelly Thiebaud as Dr. Britt Westbourne in General Hospital.

She has been married to actor Justin Gaston since 2012, and they share six-year-old adopted daughter Olivia Christine and four-year-old daughter Sophie Jolie.

Nominated: Ordway is nominated alongside Kimberlin Brown as Sheila Carter in The Bold and the Beautiful, Nancy Lee Grahn as Alexis Davis in General Hospital, Stacy Haiduk as Kristen DiMera in Days of Our Lives and Kelly Thiebaud as Dr. Britt Westbourne in General Hospital

Nominated: Ordway is nominated alongside Kimberlin Brown as Sheila Carter in The Bold and the Beautiful, Nancy Lee Grahn as Alexis Davis in General Hospital, Stacy Haiduk as Kristen DiMera in Days of Our Lives and Kelly Thiebaud as Dr. Britt Westbourne in General Hospital

Ordway had just returned back to the United States after a trip to Monaco, where she was promoting Young and the Restless.

She was joined by co-star Jason Thompson at the Monte Carlo TV Festival.

Her show also celebrated its 40th Anniversary earlier this month. 

Festival: Ordway had just returned back to the United States after a trip to Monaco, where she was promoting Young and the Restless

Festival: Ordway had just returned back to the United States after a trip to Monaco, where she was promoting Young and the Restless

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Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway reveals she has tested positive for COVID-19

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