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ESPN NBA Analyst Doris Burke Announces She Has COVID-19

A candid photo of Doris Burke.

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 08: ESPN reporter and analyst Doris Burke broadcasts after a preseason game between the Sacramento Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers at T-Mobile Arena on October 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Los Angeles won 75-69. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Friday afternoon, another major sports personality announced a positive coronavirus test. ESPN NBA analyst Doris Burke, one of the most beloved sportscasters in the country, revealed her diagnosis to Adrian Wojnarowski.

Burke revealed on Wojnarowski's podcast that she first felt symptoms on March 11, the day she was broadcasting a game between the Denver Nuggets and the Dallas Mavericks. She said her first issues with tiredness and headaches.

Burke says that between March 14 and March 17, she could barely get out of bed for five minutes before running out of energy. She decided on the 17th that she needed to get tested - despite the fact that she didn't have a cough or shortness of breath.

Burke said that part of the reason she got tested was her profession - she interacts with different people in different cities on almost a nightly basis.

If you have time, the podcast is worth a listen. Burke explains how her body has dealt with the virus thus far. She says she's now symptom-free.

Burke says her fever never crossed 99.6 degrees. She also said her test took eight days to come back.

Burke, who is 54 years old, is one of the most popular and respected figures at ESPN. Let's hope that she's gotten past the worst of the disease.

Our thoughts and prayers are with anyone currently affected by the pandemic.