Usain Bolt tests positive for Covid-19 after Raheem Sterling attends same party

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Usain Bolt is understood to have tested positive for Covid-19 just days after attended the same party as Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling.

According to Nationwide Radio XJ, the former sprinter took a test a few days ago, and received the positive result on Sunday.

Bolt celebrated his 34th birthday with a surprise party last week, which was attended by the likes of Sterling and Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey.

Party attendees will now have to undergo tests and self-isolate themselves.

Local media were concerned before the party about the lack of face masks in use, though it is unclear if PPE was used or social distancing measures were kept to.

Jamaica has confirmed a current total of 1,413 Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths on the island which boasts a population of around 3 million.

Bolt took part in an unsuccessful trial with Central Coast Mariners after training with Borussia Dortmund in 2018.

But the eight-time Olympic gold medallist insists he wasn't given a fair shot in Australia.

In a chat with Wide World of Sports, Bolt said: "I think I didn't get a fair chance.

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”I didn't do it how I wanted to do it, but it's something I think I would've been good at.

"But it's just one of those things you miss out on and just have to move on.

"I do think about it sometimes that it didn't work out the way that I wanted it to, because football is something that I love.

"The fact that it didn't work out I do think about it, but as I said, it's one of those things you've got to move past.”

  • Raheem Sterling
  • Coronavirus

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