What is the corona virus and how it’s affecting sports.

What is the corona virus and how it’s affecting sports.

So… If you’re even slightly involved in todays politics and world news you know about the Wuhan Corona virus (Covid-19). The Virus has affected more than 140,000 people and there is no sign of it slowing down.

So far the virus has suspended NBA games, MLB games, and many more. The NBA Wednesday after players Donovan Mitchell, and Rudy Gobert on the Utah Jazz tested positive for the corona virus.

“Thanks to everyone who has been reaching out since hearing the news about my positive test,” Mitchell said. “We are all learning more about the seriousness of this situation and hopefully people can continue to educate themselves and realize that they need to behave responsibly both for their own health and for the well being of those around them. 

“I appreciate the authorities in Oklahoma who were helpful with the testing process and everyone from the Utah Jazz who have been so supportive. I am going to keep following the advice of our medical staff and hope that we can all come together and be there for each other and our neighbors who need our help.” 

Donovan Mitchell on the corona virus

So…to wrap it up, The corona virus is a highly disruptive disease and has already ‘temporarily’ suspended the NBA and MLB. There is no way of knowing how long this could go on but the NBA said it could last more than 30 days.


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