Athlete Usain Bolt gets COVID-19


This 25 August 2020 South Korean TV video is called Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19 after partying in Jamaica

Translated from Dutch NOS radio today:

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is suffering from coronavirus. That supposedly happened last week when the former athlete celebrated his 34th birthday at his home in Jamaica. The guests did not wear mouth masks and danced to reggae singer Koffee’s hit Lockdown. Bolt decided a day later to get tested.

The Jamaican Ministry of Health announced the results after Bolt distributed a video. In it he said he was waiting for the results of a coronavirus test. “To be on the safe side, I’ve been quarantined and I’m taking it easy,” he said.

Bolt won gold in the 100 and 200 meter dash at the Olympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. On social media fans wish him well.

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