Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for Corona Virus

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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton went public on Thursday with his positive test for COVID-19.

The news was first reported by ESPN Reporter Adam Schefter.

The initial report says Payton has not been hospitalized and does not have a fever.

From the ESPN article:

“This is not just about social distancing,” Payton told ESPN. “It’s shutting down here for a week to two weeks. If people understand the curve, and understand the bump, we can easily work together as a country to reduce it. “

Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, offered an update on Thursday that included the death toll due to the pandemic is now up to 10 people in the state.

For more, tune in to NBC 33 at 5, 6 & 10pm, as well as FOX 44 at 5:30 & 9pm for more details on this story.

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