New Orleans Saints Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Published 3:44 pm Thursday, March 19, 2020

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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has become the first confirmed person involved with the NFL to test positive for the coronavirus, ESPN reports.

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Payton announced his diagnosis Thursday “because he wants all people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside and behave responsibly.”

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