Evangelos Marinakis, a 52-year-old Greek businessman, said he was well and receiving treatment. Photo: Reuters
Evangelos Marinakis, a 52-year-old Greek businessman, said he was well and receiving treatment. Photo: Reuters

Olympiakos, Nottingham Forest owner Marinakis has coronavirus

Time of article published Mar 10, 2020

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ATHENS  The owner of Greece's most successful soccer club Olympiakos and English Championship side Nottingham Forest said on Tuesday he had contracted the coronavirus.

Evangelos Marinakis, a 52-year-old Greek businessman, said he was well and receiving treatment.

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"The recent virus has "visited" me and I felt obliged to let the public know," he said in a social media post. "I feel good as I take all the necessary measures and I discipline to the doctors' instructions.

"I strongly advise all my fellow citizens to do the same. I wish all a quick recovery."

The virus has infected well over 100,000 people worldwide and killed more than 3,000. Greece has several dozen cases but no fatality so far. 

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