The fastest man on Earth, Usain Bolt announced on Twitter on Monday that he has quarantined himself after he took a test for COVID-19.
The Olympic sprinting champion posted a video where he dissected the rumors about his being positive for the Coronavirus.
He explained in the video that he found out about him being COVID-19 positive through social media.
Though reports are flooding the internet of him being positive based on the video, he did not confirm that he tested positive anywhere in the video. He further explained in the video that he was waiting for the results after he took a test on Saturday.
He stated that he only tested for the virus because he has to leave the country for some work and he does not have any symptoms.
He clarified in the video that he is going to quarantine himself until the results come and proceed further according to it.
He is trying to be responsible and staying away from family and friends. And he is willing to quarantine himself to be safe.
The sportsman posted the video after a Jamaican-based station Nationwide Radio News broadcasted that he had Coronavirus on Monday morning. They could not provide any source and were also not able to get a comment from Bolt’s manager on this matter.
Bolt recently made headlines when he attended a party thrown by his friends for his 34th birthday. The party was attainted by several celebrities from the country and Bolt was heavily criticized for not following social distancing rules.
Jamaica has 1,529 cases of COVID-19 as of now and has reported 116 new cases on Sunday with a total population of over 3 million people.
According to Jamaica Gleaner newspaper, the island has reported 16 deaths to date.