Usain Bolt Tests Positive For COVID-19
Usain Bolt has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to Jamaica’s health ministry, via Reuters, the Olympic sprinter’s test came after he celebrated his 34th birthday last week at a party at which masks weren’t worn.
Bolt posted a video on his Twitter account Monday (August 24), saying he was waiting for his test results. He says he hasn’t experienced any COVID-19-related symptoms as of yet and is currently quarantining.
Bolt says he tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
Usain Bolt set the record (9.58 seconds) in the 100-meter dash during the 2008 Summer Olympics. He’s represented Jamaica in the Summer Olympics in 2008, 2012, and 2016. He retired in 2017.