April 16 (UPI) — Denver Broncos All-Professional linebacker Von Miller examined positive for the coronavirus, the workforce confirmed Thursday.

In an announcement, the Broncos stated Miller went public along with his prognosis to “emphasize that anybody could be troubled with coronavirus.” Based on the workforce, he stays below the care of workforce docs.

“After experiencing flu-like signs, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has examined positive for COVID-19,” the group stated in its assertion. “Von has elected to share his prognosis publicly to emphasise that anybody could be troubled with coronavirus.

“Von is doing properly and recovering at residence in self-isolation. He stays below the care of workforce docs, who’re following all coronavirus remedy procedures to make sure a protected surroundings for Von and our neighborhood.”

Miller is the primary member of the Broncos group identified to have examined positive for the virus, the workforce stated. He’s the second lively NFL participant identified to have contracted COVID-19. On Wednesday, Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Brian Allen advised FOX Sports activities that he examined positive.

Miller, a unanimous alternative for the NFL’s All-Decade Workforce, advised 9NEWS in Denver that his assistant inspired him to go to the hospital Tuesday to get examined.

“It is true,” Miller stated. “I’ve simply been right here within the crib and I began to get a little bit cough. You recognize, I’ve bronchial asthma and I began getting a little bit cough a pair days in the past. My girlfriend … she advised me after I was asleep, she stated my cough, it did not sound regular.”

Miller had been figuring out within the Bay Space till returning to his residence within the Denver space final month amid the coronavirus outbreak.

“It is loopy. I’ve to be quarantined on the home,” Miller stated. “There’s probably not any medication or something like that. Dr. Geraghty advised me if my respiratory modified … actually, I am nonetheless new to this. That is like an hour [since learning I tested positive].

“I am unsure what is going on on, however I let you know what, I am in good spirits. I am nonetheless Von. I am not feeling sick or hurting or something like that.”

Miller is an eight-time Professional Bowl choice and a seven-time All-Professional alternative.