Rudy Gobert apologizes for exposing others to coronavirus in the NBA

Rudy Gobert apologizes for exposing others to coronavirus in the NBA

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has tendered an apology for exposing others to the deadly Coronavirus in the NBA.

Gobert was the first player to be announced to have contracted the Coronavirus in the NBA.

Gobert was diagnosed with the Coronavirus on Tuesday, March 11th which initially led to the Utah Jazz game against the Oklahoma City Thunder being postponed.

The NBA eventually decided to suspend the league after it was announced that Gobert picked up the virus.

After the diagnosis of Gobert, it was reported that his teammate Donovan Mitchell caught the virus.

The probable source of Mitchell picking up the virus is Gobert as it was reported that he did not take it seriously when he was reported to have symptoms along with a viral video of him touching every single mic and recorder in the media room at a press conference.

After getting to know the seriousness when he is now contracted, Gobert took to his official Instagram account to issue an apology saying he is embarrassed.

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He said, “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 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. 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.

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