Thirdy Ravena has tested positive for coronavirus, his Japanese team announced Friday night.
According to SanEn NeoPhoenix, Ravena’s club in the Japanese B.League, the Filipino basketball star started showing symptoms of sore throat, malaise and fever of 38.2 last November 26.
He was then tested for COVID-19 at a medical institution in Toyohashi and yielded a positive result.
Thirdy Ravena tested positive for coronavirus.
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But according to NeoPhoenix, Ravena’s “fever went down and he is still receiving medical attention now.”
The club also added that Ravena’s sense of taste and smell were normal.
SanEn said Ravena, the team’s staff and some front office employees, however, tested negative on November 24.
Ravena arrived in Tokyo last month to start his journey as import for SanEn. After a 14-day quarantine, he has since played several home and away games for the club.
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