Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Hospitalized With Coronavirus | 22 Words

Breaking news has reached us that Patrick Ewing has been hospitalized with the virus.

He released a statement to fans today...

Patrick Ewing had just completed his third season as head basketball coach at his alma mater.

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But sadly, the fifty-seven-year-old has tested positive for the deadly virus.

The Hall of Fame basketball player and Georgetown University coach announced the news on Friday night.

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"I have tested positive for [the virus]," Ewing said in a statement. "This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly."

He continued:

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"I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones."

Ewing has reportedly been hospitalized following his diagnosis.

No other members of that of the Georgetown team or staff have tested positive, Georgetown said.

We want to wish Ewing the best in his recovery.

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This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates.