The Denver Nuggets today released a statement that on Thursday, March 19th, a member of the organization tested positive for COVID-19. The person was tested after experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 on March 16th and is currently under the care of team medical staff and in self-isolation.
It’s not known if the person is a player or not.
The testing was undertaken following guidance from state public health officials and team physicians.
The Nuggets say they “will continue to work in coordination with team physicians, public health officials and infectious disease experts, while focusing on the health and safety of everyone in our community.”
There are now seven NBA players that have tested positive for coronavirus, not including this member of the Nuggets, who may or may not be a player.