Everything Sean Payton said about coronavirus, Brees, Brady (1 Viewer)

By Clint Buckley | 247 Sports

Earlier this month, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton became the NFL’s face of the COVID-19 pandemic after testing positive for the coronavirus. He remains the only player or coach from the league to reveal a positive test.

Payton, 56, was one of the 160,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. The crisis has put a stop to most recreational activities in the nation as leaders have called for widespread social distancing among its citizens.

“When you’re basically at home with the symptoms that I had, 85 to 90 percent of people will have mild symptoms and recover fully," Payton told "Sports Talk" on WWL last week after being cleared from the coronavirus. "The CDC basically puts out, prior to getting cleared, you have to be three days fever-free … Then also, a week from when you first felt symptoms. I’m closer to 10 days now. I’ve been fortunate … I’m feeling a lot better.”

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