Boston Celtics' Player Marcus Smart Tests Positive For COVID-19

March 19, 2020

The Celtics previously announced one player on the team had tested positive for COVID-19. Now, Marcus Smart revealed on Twitter he was that individual.

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The team echoed Smart's comments: he is not exhibiting symptoms. He has been in isolation for several days. The Celtics’ team medical staff will continue to monitor Smart as he remains in isolation.

In their statement, the Celtics stated, "The Boston Celtics learned today that a player on the team has tested positive for COVID-19. Testing was initiated because of exposure to a known positive case." 

Read their full statement below: