Usain Bolt says awaiting results of Covid-19 test, goes into quarantine


Eight-time Olympic champion former sprinter Usain Bolt on Monday stated he’s awaiting results of a COVID-19 check that he underwent throughout the weekend and has long past into self-quarantine as a precautionary measure.

Bolt posted a brief video on his Twitter web page, addressing fashionable hypothesis that he has examined certain for the feared virus after birthday celebrations on August 21 throughout which social distancing norms had been reportedly no longer adopted.

“…Social media says that I am confirmed COVID-19. Did a test on Saturday, trying to be responsible, stay in and stay away from my friends,” the retired nice, thought to be the best sprinter of all time, stated.


“Also I have no symptoms, so I am going to quarantine myself and wait on the confirmation to see what is the protocol from the Ministry of Health. Until I get a confirmation, I want to tell my friends just to be safe and just to take it easy,” he added.

Bolt holds the arena document in 100m and 200m occasions. He is an 11-time global champion, successful consecutive gold medals in 100m, 200m and four×100m relay occasions from 2009 to 2015.



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