Broncos Von Miller "doing well" after testing positive for coronavirus

Published: Apr. 16, 2020 at 4:09 PM MDT
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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is "doing well" after testing positive for COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, the team announced Thursday.

The Broncos released the following statement:

"After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has tested positive for COVID-19. Von has elected to share his diagnosis publicly to emphasize that anyone can be afflicted with coronavirus.

"Von is doing well and recovering at home in self-isolation. He remains under the care of team doctors, who are following all coronavirus treatment procedures to ensure a safe environment for Von and our community.

"Von is the first member of the Broncos' organization known to have tested positive for COVID-19."

The news was first reported by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, who said Miller was in "good spirits" following his diagnosis.