COVID-19 Update: Charlotte Hornets’ roster continues to stay healthy

Charlotte Hornets Terry Rozier celebrates after win.(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Charlotte Hornets Terry Rozier celebrates after win.(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) /

While the NBA continues to make sure that players are healthy, the Charlotte Hornets have not had any bad news yet regarding the COVID-19 virus.

As the NBA continues to monitor the health of NBA teams, a majority of teams have managed to stay healthy. So far, the Charlotte Hornets have had no reported cases of players testing positive for the COVID-19 virus.

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With no cases being reported, there has not been an official report on if the players have taken the test. In the past two weeks, players from multiple teams have tested positive with the coronavirus.

According to CBS Sports, there have been 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus among NBA players. Teams that have been affected include the Utah Jazz (two players), Detroit Pistons (one player), Brooklyn Nets (four players including Kevin Durant), Denver Nuggets (one player), Philadelphia 76ers (three players) Los Angeles Lakers (three players), and one player from the Boston Celtics.

CBS Sports also stated that the most recent player to test positive for the coronavirus was Marcus Smart on March 19th. Since then, there has been no news regarding a player testing positive with the virus.

When Commissioner Adam Silver announced that the regular season would be suspended, many were worried about Terry Rozier, because he missed March 11th’s game against the Miami Heat.

The reason that Rozier missed the game against the Heat was because of an illness. While we do not know if he was experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, Rozier seems to be doing well now (he’s been active on Twitter).

While the NBA has been awaiting its minimum 30-day suspension to end, Hornets players have been expressing their thoughts of boredom on Twitter. Some players are playing NBA2K, while others learn new skills.

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With the minimum suspension ending in three weeks, the NBA should provide more news about the hiatus soon. As of now, it’s unknown if the Hornets will get to finish the rest of their regular-season schedule.