Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart announced on Thursday he has tested positive for COVID-19. He made the revelation shortly after the Celtics announced that a single player on the team had produced a positive test.
I was tested 5 days ago and the results came back tonight, which were positive. Ive been self quarantined since the test, thank goodness. COVID-19 must be taken w the highest of seriousness. I know it’s a #1 priority for our nations health experts, & we must get more testing ASAP pic.twitter.com/xkijb9wlKV
— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) March 19, 2020
“I’m OK. I feel fine,” Smart said. “I don’t feel any of the symptoms. But I can’t stress enough practicing social distancing and really keeping yourself away from a large group of people. Just really washing your hands — and help protect yourself and help others by protecting yourself.”
Smart’s announcement arrived on top of multiple positive COVID-19 cases either confirmed or reported among NBA teams on Thursday.
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