Jamaica’s health ministry has confirmed that eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt has tested positive for Coronavirus, after the retired Jamaican sprinter revealed he was self-isolating following his 34th birthday party in Jamaica.
The cconfirmation was announced on Monday night, August 24, after Bolt, who holds world records in the 100m and 200m, shared a video on Twitter in which he revealed he is self-isolating at home, and not displaying any symptoms.
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Usain Bolt confirms he's self-isolating in Jamaica after taking coronavirus test : The eight-time Olympic gold medalist, who clocked 34 on Friday, posted this video after reports from Nationwide90fm, a radio station in Jamaica, claimed he had tested positive for Coronavirus after partying with guests including Manchester City star Raheem Sterling at his birthday party. : In the video, the retired Jamaican sprinter confirmed he is in self-isolation at his home in Jamaica after taking a Covid-19 test on Saturday. He also went on to say that he is not suffering from any symptoms and didn't confirm or deny having Covid-19.
Usain Bolt celebrated his 34th birthday party over the weekend with massive guests not socially distancing or wearing masks. Big stars including Manchester City star Raheem Sterling and Bayer Leverkusen attacker Leon Bailey and cricketer Chris Gayle were filmed at the party.