Thursday 26 November, 2020

Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), Loop News has been reliably informed.

The Jamaican Olympic great is reportedly now in self-isolation.

The development comes amid a surge in COVID-19 infections in Jamaica, which on Sunday reported 116 new cases, its largest one-day increase on record.

The number of confirmed cases in the island has jumped by 383 over the last five days to 1,529, with health authorities attributing the spike to increased number of gatherings and parties during the first week of August when the country celebrated the Emancipation and Independence holidays.

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