Former international boxing champion Roberto “Fingers of Stone” Duran examined certain for coronavirus after being admitted to a health center heart with flu-like signs, the pugilist`s son mentioned on Thursday.
“My father`s checks have simply arrived and make sure that he’s certain for COVID-19,” Robin Duran mentioned on his Instagram account.
“For now he nonetheless doesn`t display signs, past a easy chilly, he isn’t in extensive care, nor on a respirator, he’s nonetheless beneath remark,” he added.
The 69-year-old Panamanian former boxer retired in 2001 and is regarded as one of the vital perfect lightweights in historical past. He fought over 5 many years, held 4 other international titles, and his file stands at 103 wins, with 70 knockouts and 16 losses.
Recognized for his competitive punching energy, Duran, who grew up in Panama Town`s deficient El Chorillo district and gained his first identify in 1972, is as of late thought to be a countrywide hero.
“The physician tells us his lungs are high-quality and there aren’t any indicators of seriousness. Let`s proceed to have religion that the whole thing will end up neatly,” mentioned Robin Duran.
Panama has recorded 29,037 identified coronavirus infections and 564 COVID-19 deaths.