Barry Sanders, one of the Detroit Lions’ biggest former stars, announced Friday (Aug. 20) that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
In a post on Twitter, Sanders stated that he is fully vaccinated and free from symptoms right now.
Sanders added that he is “staying in” until he gets the green light from his doctors to return to normal activities. View his tweet below.
Despite being double vaccinated, wearing a mask, and taking all the precautions I could... I tested positive for COVID. I don't have any symptoms, but am staying in until I get the green light from the Docs. I will be ready to go for @49ers on 9/12 @Lions @NFL pic.twitter.com/K13d32wEzv— Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) August 20, 2021