National

Ex-NFL star Boselli in hospital with COVID-19

Ex-NFL star Boselli in hospital with COVID-19

Tony Boselli, who is up for induction into the pro football Hall of Fame, was in intensive care in a Florida hospital Sunday after being diagnosed with COVID-19, US media reported.

The Bleacher Report said the 47-year-old Boselli’s condition was improving as he received treatment at a Jacksonville hospital.

The former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle was named to the Pro Bowl five times and was chosen second overall in the 1995 NFL entry draft.

He has been a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in each of the past four years.

He played in 91 games with the Jaguars from 1995-2001.

As of Sunday night, more than 142,000 Americans have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus with 2,493 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click

For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.