Josh Maurer is like many broadcasters that had traveled throughout the country over the past few weeks concerned about the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Maurer, who works as the play-by-play broadcaster for the Boston College Eagles men’s basketball teams along with the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate in Pawtucket, said in a string of tweets that he likely has been having coronavirus symptoms.
“I’ve been told by doctors over the phone to assume I have Covid-19 and have been in quarantine at my house in Providence, R.I.,” Maurer tweeted. “I’m fortunate that my symptoms are manageable. I ask often if it’s possible to get tested, but as of now there is still no way for me to receive one.”
Maurer has been in self-quarantine with symptoms of the virus such as consistent fever or chills along with shortness of breath since returning to his home in Providence on March 12. Maurer said his symptoms are manageable and that he is feeling better.
Maurer told the Boston Herald that he may have picked up the virus while traveling in the last few weeks broadcasting the Eagles basketball games in Florida and the ACC Tournament in North Carolina.
Maurer said he knew…