Derrick Jones Jr. Tests Positive For COVID-19
via: Miami Herald.

The Coronavirus keeps shaking the NBA, and yet another player who is supposed to attend Orlando for the resumed season has tested positive for it.

Derrick Jones Jr. from the Miami Heat is the latest NBA star to be diagnosed with COVID-19.

Jones, who has been asymptomatic, must also self-isolate until he returns at least two consecutive negative tests more than 24 hours apart and then needs to receive medical clearance before undergoing a cardiac screening, according to the Miami Herald.

The 23 year-old high flyer, won the Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend, and has averaged 8.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game this season with the Heat.

The state of Florida recorded more than 5,500 new cases of COVID-19 in one day. Cases of the virus in Florida have been increasing, with more than 109,000 infections being reported since March 1.

Jones Jr. joins Alex Len, Jabari Parker, Buddy Hield, Malcolm Brogdon and Nikola Jokic as the only players in the NBA that have tested positive for it recently.

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