Former US Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe, who was acknowledged with Covid-19 in March, acknowledged on Saturday that he has now examined hostile for the virus.
“All right all individuals, good knowledge for me and my companion, Melissa, we each examined hostile for Covid-19,” McEnroe acknowledged in a video posted on Twitter.
“We merely acquired the checks as soon as extra this morning.”
The 53-year-old youthful brother of seven-time Grand Slam singles champion John McEnroe, acknowledged he was examined on the identical drive-up facility in suburban Westchester County, New York, the place he obtained his preliminary confirm.
He acknowledged the tactic was quite extra environment nice, with additional technicians testing six strains of victims as an alternative of two.
“I do know we’re speaking a whole lot about testing on TV, we want additional of them, all people is conscious of that. It was good to see this going so correctly for us and for New York state often,” acknowledged McEnroe, who quarantined at residence all by his sickness.
New York state has seen larger than 12 000 deaths from Covid-19, though the state reported its lowest one-day demise toll in two weeks on Saturday of 540.
McEnroe acknowledged that as any one who had recovered from the virus he hoped to have the pliability to contribute to the battle in opposition to the illness.
“Now I will attempt to go for the antibody confirm when that is accessible to produce my blood, my plasma,” he acknowledged.
Researchers are learning therapies by which coronavirus victims are given blood plasma from recovered people who’ve developed antibodies which can battle the illness.
“Nonetheless keen about all individuals on the doorway strains,” McEnroe concluded.
“We now have to remain the course.”
McEnroe, who had first tweeted a video saying his prognosis from the basement of his residence, was open air all through the sunshine on Saturday.
McEnroe acquired his solely ATP singles title in 1995 at Sydney. He captured a Grand Slam doubles crown on the 1989 French Open alongside compatriot Jim Grabb.
He was captain of the 2007 US Davis Cup squad that beat Russia Four-1 all through the remaining at Portland, Oregon.
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— Patrick McEnroe (@PatrickMcEnroe) April 18, 2020