Modified 23 Could 2020, 05:28 IST

Georgetown and New York Knicks nice Patrick Ewing

Georgetown coach and NBA Corridor of Fame middle Patrick Ewing revealed he has examined constructive for coronavirus.  

Ewing, 57, stated he elected to share his analysis publicly on Friday to stress that this virus can have an effect on anybody.

The New York Knicks nice and 11-time All-Star is beneath care and remoted at a neighborhood hospital.

Ewing is the one member of the Georgetown males’s basketball program to have examined constructive for COVID-19.

“I wish to share that I’ve examined constructive for COVID-19,” Ewing stated within the assertion launched by Georgetown. “This virus is critical and shouldn’t be taken evenly.  

“I wish to encourage everybody to remain secure and care for yourselves and your family members. Now greater than ever, I wish to thank the healthcare employees and everybody on the entrance traces. I will be wonderful and we’ll all get via this.”

Ewing gained a nationwide championship with Georgetown in 1984 and gained gold medals with Staff USA on the 1984 and 1992 Olympics.

The previous Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic middle was inducted into the Basketball Corridor of Fame in 2008.