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Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, tests positive for coronavirus

The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is self-isolating at his home in Jamaica after last week celebrating his 34th birthday with a big , mask-free bash.

World-record runner and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tried positive for the coronavirus and is self-secluding at his home in Jamaica after a week ago commending his 34th birthday celebration with a major slam cover free. 

Jamaica's wellbeing service affirmed late on Monday that Bolt, who holds world records in the 100m and 200m separation, had tried positive after he posted a video via web-based networking media around late morning saying he was standing by to hear back on his outcomes. 

"As a sanity check I isolated myself and simply relaxing," Bolt said in the message that he seemed to have taped himself while lying in bed. It was posted with the subtitle "Remain safe my ppl." 

The main runner to win the 100m and 200m golds at three successive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016) said he didn't have any manifestations of COVID-19, the respiratory ailment brought about by the novel coronavirus. 

Jolt said he stepped through the exam on Saturday, the day after he commended his birthday at a slam where partygoers moved to the hit "Lockdown" by Jamaican reggae vocalist Koffee. 

"Best birthday ever," Bolt, who resigned from games in 2017, composed on Instagram, posting a photograph of himself holding his little girl, Olympia, who was conceived in May 

Fans wished Bolt an expedient recuperation via web-based networking media - "drink up your ginger tea," one composed - albeit some blamed him for recklessness. 

Day by day affirmed cases in Jamaica have flooded to more than 60 every day in the course of recent days from under 10 only half a month back. Jamaica currently has 1,612 affirmed cases, with 622 dynamic cases and 16 passings from coronavirus. 

Authorities put the uptick in cases down to the resuming of universal fringes just as festivities over a long end of the week in August checking Independence Day and Emancipation Day. 

They additionally put the fault at the feet of individuals who will not wear veils and practice social removing. 

The pickup has raised worries over national races that Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness called for in September, a half year in front of timetable. 

Holness on Sunday suspended all his battling exercises, including motorcades, home visits and rallies, and requested that different gatherings do likewise. 

Specialists have additionally postponed the resuming of schools for one month and residents are under a national time limitation from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m

Usain Bolt with his Gold medal on the podium of the 100m men in Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 15, 2016.
Usain Bolt with his Gold medal on the podium of the 100m men in Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 15, 2016.Henri Szwarc / Sipa USA via AP

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