Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive For Coronavirus

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Ewing shared his diagnosis on Twitter on Friday, saying he wanted to emphasize that the virus can affect anyone.

“This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones,” he said.

A statement from Georgetown University Athletics says Ewing is isolated at a local hospital.