TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Eight-time Olympic running champion Usain Bolt has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Jamaican newspaper, but the world’s fastest man hasn’t confirmed he has the disease.
The Gleaner newspaper said Jamaica’s health ministry said that Bolt’s test was positive, according to the Reuters news agency.
On Monday, Bolt said he’s self-quarantining after being tested for COVID-19 on Saturday, but didn’t say if he had the illness. In a Twitter video, Bolt said he had no symptoms, but told friends he’d been in contact with to take precautions, CBS News reported.
Friends threw Bolt a surprise birthday party on Saturday that was attended by sports and music stars, according to Jamaican newspapers.
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