Steve Kerr Concerned Stephen Curry Might Have COVID-19 As Warriors Shut Down Organization

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With illness listed as the reason for Steph Curry's absense, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr revealed he was scared that Curry had contracted the virus.

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the NBA increased to 7 after Brooklyn Nets Kevin Durant and three other players tested positive for COVID-19. The NBA was indefinitely suspended after Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert tested positive. A day later, Donovan Mitchell and Detroit Pistons' Christian Woods tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus. 

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Steph Curry coronavirus scare: Warriors shut down as not enough tests are available for the team

Warriors shut down as players can't get tested

As there is a large number of sick people, the Warriors shut down, unable to test even if they might be showing symptoms for the virus. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio addressed the issue, where he spoke about NBA players having the power to test while sick people are unable to access them. According to other reports, teams like the Thunder got tested from alternative sources in order to avoid using kits issued by the state. The Nets too used their own money to get tested for the virus via a private company. 

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Steph Curry coronavirus scare: Steve Kerr was worried Warriors star has coronavirus

Steph Curry has missed the Warriors vs 76ers game before the NBA season was suspended. With illness listed as the reason, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr revealed he was scared that Curry had contracted the virus. However, Curry was only diagnosed with seasonal flu. While the Warriors can opt for a second option like the Nets or Thunder, the team along with Steve Kerr are yet to get tested. 

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