- Marouane Fellaini has recovered from the dreaded novel coronavirus
- The Belgian spent three weeks at a China hospital after he tested positive
- Fellaini was assessed and was deemed to have recovered as he was discharged
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The former Manchester United forward Maroune Fellaini left the Chinese hospital on Tuesday, April 14, where he spent three weeks battling the dreaded coronavirus and has been told to go home after recovery, Daily Mail reports.
Fellaini joined the growing list of sports celebrities to have tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus on March 22.
The former Man United star arrived at a local health department by rail on March 20, to undergo tests and it has been confirmed that the Belgian star has contracted the virus.
The Shandong Luneng midfielder became the first case of the COVID-19 involving a Chinese Super League player.
Fellaini joined Shandong in January 2019 and enjoyed a successful first season scoring 13 goals in all competitions as they finished fifth in the league.
While in the hospital in the city of Jinan, Fellaini posted videos of himself on Instagram exercising in his room.
“Fellaini was assessed and was deemed to have recovered, and was discharged today,” Shandong said in a brief statement.
Also, Utah Jazz basketball players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell have recovered from coronavirus days after they contracted the deadly disease.
The two were the first NBA players to test positive for the virus leading to the indefinite suspension of the season.
But after undergoing treatment, they have been cleared of the respiratory disease alongside their teammates who also had to self-quarantine after the pair's positive test. It is now understood Jazz players and staff members "no longer pose a risk of infection to others."
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Galatasaray boss Fatih Terim, who tested positive for coronavirus, has been discharged from hospital, but will quarantine at home for fourteen days.
The manager had confirmed his status on Social Media barely a week ago that he tested positive for deadly coronavirus which has thrown the whole world into serious confusion.
The 66-year-old football manager showed some symptoms of the virus before he was taken to hospital where he was tested and confirmed as carrier of the disease.
Fatih Terim was not the only one who has contracted the disease at Galatasaray as club's vice president Abdulrrahim Albayrak was also tested positive to coronavirus.
However, on Monday, March 30 Terim has been allowed to go home having made tremendous progress with his recovery. He will be in isolation for the next 14 days at home.
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