Eight-time Olympic champion former sprinter Usain Bolt on Monday mentioned he’s awaiting outcomes of a COVID-19 take a look at that he underwent through the weekend and has gone into self-quarantine as a precautionary measure.
Bolt posted a brief video on his Twitter web page, addressing widespread hypothesis that he has examined optimistic for the dreaded virus after birthday celebrations on August 21 throughout which social distancing norms have been reportedly not adopted.
“…Social media says that I’m confirmed COVID-19. Did a take a look at on Saturday, attempting to be accountable, keep in and steer clear of my buddies,” the retired nice, thought-about the best sprinter of all time, mentioned.
Keep Secure my ppl 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/ebwJFF5Ka9
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) August 24, 2020
“Additionally I’ve no signs, so I’m going to quarantine myself and wait on the affirmation to see what’s the protocol from the Ministry of Well being. Till I get a affirmation, I need to inform my buddies simply to be secure and simply to take it straightforward,” he added.
Bolt holds the world file in 100m and 200m occasions. He’s an 11-time world champion, profitable consecutive gold medals in 100m, 200m and 4×100m relay occasions from 2009 to 2015.