Turkey’s football legend Rustu Recber, who tested positive for the coronavirus last Sunday, is in good health.

“Recber’s treatment will continue at the regular patient floor and his condition is getting better each passing day,” the management of Acibadem hospital said on its website Thursday.

His wife Isil Recber had announced last Sunday on Instagram that her husband contracted the COVID-19 and the family is in shock that his symptoms progressed rapidly.

On Tuesday, Isil Recber emphasized that early detection of the virus is of crucial importance, saying the virus doesn’t stay in the throat or nose for days,

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