New Delhi: Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has tested positive for COVID-19. The legendary sprinter took the test on Saturday.
The Jamaican athlete said that he is asymptomatic and has been advised home quarantine.
Bolt’s positive test comes days after he celebrated his 34th birthday.
“Good morning everybody I’m confirmed of Covid-19. I did a test on Saturday,” Bolt said in a video on social media.
“[I’m] trying to be responsible so I’m going to stay in, and stay away from my friends. And also, I am having no symptoms, so I am going to quarantine myself. And will wait and see what is the protocol and how should I go about quarantining myself, from the Ministry of Health.
“Just to be safe, I have quarantined myself, and just to take it easy. Be safe over there. Alright, cool.”
Stay Safe my ppl 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/ebwJFF5Ka9
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) August 24, 2020