Outfielder Yasiel Puig announced Friday that he has actually checked favorable for COVID-19
Puig said he is asymptomatic and feels “definitely great” in spite of the diagnosis. He states he will be quarantined until he receives two unfavorable test outcomes.
” I am sad that this has actually happened, however I think that everything remains in God’s timing and that my go back to MLB will take place in His perfect plan and timing for me,” Puig stated in a statement on Twitter. “When I go back to the field, I will do so knowing that I will have one less difficulty to conquer.”
— Yasiel Puig (@YasielPuig) July 17, 2020
In his declaration, Puig advised individuals to be thorough about the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping in mind that he never would have thought looking in the mirror that he had the infection.
” I prompt everybody to take this pandemic seriously, this can happen to anybody, even the healthiest athlete,” Puig said. “Wear a mask, social range, and follow your local procedures. Please look after yourselves.”
Previously today, the 29- year-old supposedly consented to a 1 year deal with the Atlanta Braves Puig published a.267 average and hit 24 home runs throughout the 2019 season, split in between the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians.