Boston Celtics quarterback Marcus Smart said he was cured of a coronavirus infection.

“As of two days ago, I don’t have a coronavirus. Thank you all for all the thoughts and prayers for me, I do the same for everyone affected by this. Stay safe and stay apart together!”- smart wrote In his “Twitter”.

Recall that the NBA season was suspended after the coronavirus infected the center of the “Utah jazz” Rudy Gober. Mitchell was then diagnosed with the disease. In the NBA, four Brooklyn basketball players also fell ill, including Kevin Durant, two Los Angeles Lakers basketball players, Christian wood of the Detroit pistons and Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics.

An outbreak of COVID-19 was recorded in China at the end of last year. According to the latest data, more than 700 thousand people were infected with the virus in the world, more than 33 thousand died, while more than 149 thousand of those infected were cured. the United States is the world leader in the number of infected people — more than 140 thousand.

New York Knicks and New York Rangers owner Dolan contracted coronavirus

The owner of the NBA club “new York Knicks” and NHL “New York Rangers” James Dolan was tested for coronavirus, the result of which was positive, according to the” Twitter ” of the team.

“Jim Dolan, Executive Chairman and chief Executive officer of the Madison Square garden company, tested positive for coronavirus. He is in self-isolation and almost does not experience any symptoms. He continues to monitor business operations, “the Knicks’ press office said in a statement.

The new York Knicks (24-45) are ranked 12th in the NBA Eastern conference. The new York Rangers, with 79 points in 70 NHL regular season games, are ranked 10th in the Eastern conference.

An outbreak of COVID-19 was recorded at the end of last year in Wuhan (China). As of March 28, more than 660,000 people worldwide were infected with the coronavirus, and more than 30,000 people died. Of those infected, more than 139 thousand were cured. The United States ranks first in the world in the number of cases of coronavirus infection – 121 thousand people, of which more than 2 thousand died.