dangolka (CBS) – Former Crimson Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from the coronavirus. He made the announcement in the course of the broadcast of the Crimson Sox-Yankees recreation Friday evening.
Within the fourth inning, Ortiz was a visitor from his residence within the Dominican Republic. He mentioned he was asymptomatic and took his remaining check Thursday, which got here again detrimental.
He instructed WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche he’s “feeling nice.”
"Man, that is no joke. You don't notice how loopy that is till it hits residence"
David Ortiz on his expertise after him and his brother check constructive for COVID-19…#RedSox | https://t.co/sl8J2jXXRR pic.twitter.com/ZmCptkcciq
— NESN (@NESN) September 19, 2020
His brother additionally had Covid-19 and spent every week within the hospital, inflicting him to lose 25 kilos. There have been greater than 106,000 instances of the virus within the Dominican Republic.
Final yr, Ortiz was critically injured after he was shot within the again whereas within the Dominican Republic. He was flown again to dangolka the place he underwent a number of surgical procedures.