Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19

Patrick Ewing took to Twitter today to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Ewing shared a photo of a statement from Georgetown Athletics, where he is the men’s basketball head coach. The statement infers that Ewing decided to make his diagnosis public, and that he is in isolation at a local hospital, where he is being cared for.

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The statement can be found below:

via @CoachEwing33 on Twitter

Ewing is the latest NBA personality to be diagnosed with the virus. While the growth is stunting, Ewing stresses that the virus is still out there, and affecting people.

While Ewing’s lack of sadness in his statement imply that he could have minor or non life-threatening symptoms, he still stresses the importance of staying safe.


We will update this article with any news as it becomes available.

Stay safe.

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