Son: Ex-Auburn coach Dye has coronavirus, is asymptomatic

Pat Dye, the former Auburn coach and athletic director, is in the hospital for treatment issues related to his kidney but also has tested positive for coronavirus, his son told ESPN.The 80-year-old’s coronavirus is asymptomatic, Pat Dye Jr. said.”As has previously been reported, my dad has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus,” the younger Dye, and NFL agent, told ESPN in a statement on Thursday. “However, his positive test occurred a number of days ago during a routine precautionary test pursuant to his hospitalization for kidney-related issues.”He has essentially been asymptomatic for the virus and is resting comfortably. We fully anticipate his release from the hospital in the next few days once his kidney function is stable. On behalf of my family, I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming support for Dad and our family upon the reporting of this news.”

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