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World's fastest runner Bolt tests Corona positive..


Deepesh Sharma 

Kingston, Aug 25 (HS): World record runner and eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt has tested positive for Coronavirus. He has confined himself in his home. 

Bolt celebrated his 34th birthday last week, during which he held a party without using masks. 

The Jamaican health ministry confirmed late Monday that Bolt, who holds world records in the 100 and 200 meters, had tested positive. In addition, Bolt posted a video on social media around noon, stating that he was waiting for his results. 

Bolt said, "To be safe, I've confined myself and I'm comfortable now." He wrote in the video's caption that "Be safe my people."

Bolt, who won the gold medal in three consecutive Olympics in the 100 and 200 meter races, said he had no symptoms of Coronavirus. Bolt said he underwent a Coronavirus test on Saturday after his birthday celebration. 

After Bolt was found positive, people on social media have wished him a quick recovery. At the same time, some people have criticized him for being careless.

Hindusthan Samachar