Ortiz informed New England Sports activities Community (NESN) announcers throughout Friday’s Main League Baseball sport between the Boston Purple Sox and New York Yankees.”Yeah, man, I simply obtained it. I simply had my final check yesterday. Thank God I examined unfavourable,” Ortiz stated, including that he was asymptomatic so he did not wrestle too badly. “My brother had it actually unhealthy, he needed to be within the hospital for a couple of week. He ended up dropping like 25 kilos and, man, that is no joke,” he stated. “You do not understand how loopy that is till it hits residence.”The US reported 6.7 million circumstances of Covid-19 and over 198,000 deaths as of Friday, based on Johns Hopkins College’s tally of circumstances.Ortiz’s bout with Covid-19 comes greater than a yr after he was shot within the Dominican Republic. He was in intensive care for nearly two weeks and returned residence in July 2019.CNN’s Jill Martin contributed to this report.