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Sport Saints coach Sean Payton says he 'was cleared yesterday' of coronavirus: 'I'm doing well'

05:15  26 march  2020
05:15  26 march  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Saints coach Sean Payton said he was " doing well " after he tested positive for the coronavirus I was cleared yesterday ," Payton said . "It's been quite a process. You spend a lot of time trying But he is getting better . I ' m glad that he was able to stay home and take care of himself during this time."

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Last Thursday, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton revealed that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19.

a man standing in front of a crowd: Sean Payton advocated for flattening the curve as New Orleans is inundated with COVID-19 cases. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco) © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Sean Payton advocated for flattening the curve as New Orleans is inundated with COVID-19 cases. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

On Wednesday he said that his doctor has cleared him.

"I was cleared yesterday," Payton told WWL’s Sports Talk with Bobby Hebert and Kristian Garic. "It’s been quite a process, and you spend a lot of time trying to learn as much as you can about it. We’re certainly seeing it on the news 24/7.”

Payton felt symptoms 10 days ago

Payton told WWL that he began feeling symptoms two Sundays ago, meaning that he was cleared 10 days after initially feeling symptoms. He told “Good Morning America” on Monday that he started feeling chills and a fever on March 15, but he hadn’t experienced any of the respiratory issues associated with the illness.

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Rapoport: Saints head coach Payton says he tested positive for coronavirus . According to the report, Payton took a test Monday and received his results Thursday after not feeling well Sunday. He does not have a fever or a cough but is experiencing fatigue.

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is doing OK after testing positive for the coronavirus . Payton joined “Good Morning America” on Monday to give an update on his status and detail the symptoms he experienced over the past week. Payton , 56, said he experienced flu-like symptoms

Health experts and government officials have regularly recommended and ordered 14-day quarantines for people who have been exposed to or diagnosed with coronavirus.

“But basically a weekend ago, it wasn’t until Sunday night, when I first began to feel some flu-like symptoms,” Payton continued. “Monday morning, they were certainly a little bit more significant. I had a low-grade fever ... and that’s when I had my test on Monday and basically quarantined at that point at the house.”

Payton responds to critics

Payton also responded to criticism that he could have spread the virus during a horse-track visit last weekend and speculation that he was provided special access to coronavirus testing while New Orleans and Louisiana are inundated with COVID-19 cases.

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New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has been battling coronavirus from his home for about week, and while the 56-year-old says he 's feeling OK, he is frustrated by younger Americans' aversion to social distancing. The respiratory infection has a higher mortality rate for seniors, but as Payton

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“Hey, if I would have known I had this, I wouldn’t have been at the race track,” Payton said. ... “I had symptoms. I wasn’t gonna use a test if I didn’t have symptoms.”

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The growing problem in Louisiana

As of Wednesday, Louisiana had reported 1,795 positive tests, more than any other state besides New York, California, Washington, Michigan and Illinois, according to the New York Times. The per capita cases are higher than anywhere but New York and Washington, according to ABC. The state has also recorded 65 deaths.

Payton advocated for social distancing and flattening the curve as the situation in and around New Orleans worsens.

“Our state right now, the numbers aren’t very good. It’s doubling and tripling. .. Because when you look at the numbers and you look at what’s happened, when two goes to six and six goes to 28 and the next thing you know you’re at 500, it just tells you how contagious this is.”

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New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has been battling coronavirus from his home for about week, and while the 56-year-old says he 's feeling OK, he is frustrated by young people who aren't quarantined.

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