Four members of the Brooklyn Nets have tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced Tuesday.
“Of the four, one player is exhibiting symptoms while three are asymptomatic, the team added in a statement. “All four players are presently isolated and under the care of team physicians.”
The Nets added the organization presently is notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents. They said they are working closely with state and local health authorities on reporting.
“All players and members of the Nets travel party are being asked to remain isolated, closely monitor their health and maintain constant communication with team medical staff,” the statement said. “The health of our players and staff is of the highest priority to the organization and the team is doing everything within its power to ensure that those affected receive the best care possible.
“As always, we appreciate the support of our fans, partners and surrounding community, and we wish all those who are battling this virus a speedy recovery,” the statement read.
There now are seven known cases of coronavirus in the NBA.
The Jazz’s Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, along with the Pistons’ Christian Wood have also tested positive for coronavirus.