ESPN broadcaster Kirk Herbstreit watches warmups before an NCAA college football game between Florida State and Mississippi in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Florida State won 45-34. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit stated Tuesday evening on Twitter that he has examined optimistic for COVID-19.

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He will work at home for College GameDay on Friday and can name the Sugar Bowl between Clemson and Ohio State remotely. 

Herbstreit stated he and his household are “okay” within the wake of his prognosis.

In September, Herbstreit known as a recreation between Florida State and Miami from dwelling after he got here into contact with somebody who examined optimistic for the virus, despite the fact that he had examined unfavourable. 

The 51-year-old, who has labored for College GameDay since 1996, is not the primary member of ESPN’s faculty soccer crew to check optimistic. 

At the tip of October, analyst Desmond Howard announced that he was “under strict quarantine” after testing optimistic for the virus. He labored from dwelling for the published of the Penn State-Ohio State recreation. Meanwhile, 85-year-old analyst Lee Corso has been working from his Florida yard all season lengthy.

Other ESPN personalities have been affected by the virus, too. SportsCenter icon Scott Van Pelt took time away from the community following his optimistic check, which he announced on Dec. 17. He returned 10 days later following a unfavourable check, though he said he nonetheless hadn’t regained his senses of scent and style. 

Back in March, ESPN NBA analyst Doris Burke examined optimistic for the virus. She told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that she skilled excessive fatigue, however she recovered and made it to the NBA bubble, the place she grew to become the first woman to name the convention finals and NBA Finals on the radio. 

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