ESPN host Desmond Howard has COVID-19


Desmond Howard introduced on Thursday that he has examined constructive for COVID-19.

The ESPN faculty soccer analyst and “Faculty GameDay” host made the revelation on a social media video from quarantine in his room at house.

Howard stated that he examined constructive on Wednesday and plans to take part within the “Faculty GameDay” broadcast this week, however will achieve this remotely. Saturday’s broadcast will happen from State Faculty, the place Penn State will host Ohio State in a top-20 Huge Ten matchup.

Desmond Howard’s COVID-19 message

Howard introduced that he was experiencing throat irritation and muscle soreness. He doesn’t have a fever.

“Outdoors of these signs, I really feel good,” Howard stated. “However it’s important to take this very significantly as a result of it’s a really tough virus — extraordinarily unpredictable and tough virus.

“It’s a must to proceed to do all of the issues that you may to take care of your well being even should you really feel good.”

Desmond Howard joins the ever-growing record of individuals round faculty soccer to catch COVID-19. (Kirby Lee, Reuters)

Howard gained’t be the primary “Faculty GameDay” host to work remotely throughout the pandemic. Kirk Herbstreit  stayed house for Week 4’s broadcast from Miami because the Hurricanes hosted Florida State. Herbstreit didn’t take a look at constructive, however had been in touch with anyone who did.

Howard’s announcement arrived shortly after Clemson quarterback and Heisman Trophy favourite Trevor Lawrence introduced that he examined constructive for COVID-19.

Howard and Lawrence’s constructive assessments are the newest across the sport in a school soccer season stricken by COVID-19 outbreaks amongst applications and throughout conferences.

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