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NBA Player Rudy Gobert Breaks Silence on Coronavirus Diagnosis, Apologizes for Viral Video

NBA Player Rudy Gobert Breaks Silence on Coronavirus Diagnosis, Apologizes for Viral Video

Utah Jazz NBA player Rudy Gobert has issued a statement over his Coronavirus diagnosis.

“I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of concern and support over the last 24 hours. I have gone through so many emotions since learning of my diagnosis…mostly fear, anxiety, and embarrassment,” the 27-year-old athlete posted on Instagram. “The first and most important thing is I would like to publicly apologize to the people that I may have endangered. At the time, I had no idea I was even infected. I was careless and make no excuse. I hope my story serves as a warning and causes everyone to take this seriously.”

This statement is referring to the video earlier in the week where Rudy jokingly touched everything while leaving a press conference discussing COVID-19.

“I will do whatever I can to support using my experience as way to educate others and prevent the spread of this virus . I am under great care and will fully recover. Thank you again for all your support. I encourage everyone to take all of the steps to stay safe and healthy. Love,” he added.

Find out which celebrities have come forward and revealed they have been diagnosed with coronavirus.

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