Former Liverpool legend and manager Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for coronavirus. On Friday, according to his family there were no symptoms of this disease, he was admitted to hospital for an infection. Now the 69 years old former Scottish striker is in hospital for the treatment of the coronavirus and taking intravenous antibiotics. “He is out of danger and he will be fine soon” doctors said.
While the admission process was going on, he initiated to isolate by himself for a long time as he was living with his family. He also urged people to stay at home and to follow the general guidelines on daily basis issued by the authorities and experts.
He would like to take this opportunity to thank the brilliant NHS staff, whose dedication, bravery and sacrifice should be the focus of the nation’s attention at this extraordinary time,” said in a statement by Merseyside club on behalf of his family.
“He would also ask that they are given the space to do their jobs during what is an extremely challenging time for them and that his own family’s privacy is respected.”
Kenny had huge success as a player and manager, amassing 26 major honours, including 13 league titles and three European Cups with Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers and Celtic. He has helped heal a community in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster and has raised millions to fight cancer, is to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Mirror Pride of Sport Awards in partnership with TSB.
All over the the world there are 17,00,000 people tested positive and 1,02,734 people died due to the pandemic COVID 19. But the comforting news is that there are 3,76,339 who have been recovered.