The Pirates president has tested postivie for COVID-19.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that president Travis Williams has tested positive for coronavirus.

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“I have recently tested positive for COVID-19 after feeling the onset of symptoms on Monday evening,” said Williams.

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“Fortunately, however, I followed the critical health and safety protocols that we have put in place, including wearing a mask as required, maintaining safe social distance and, upon the onset of symptoms, immediately isolating myself and getting tested which has prevented further impact to others.”

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Williams says he is on the road to recovery and is using the diagnosis as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to COVID-19.