BOSTON (CBS) – Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from the coronavirus. He made the announcement during the broadcast of the Red Sox-Yankees game Friday night.

In the fourth inning, Ortiz was a guest from his home in the Dominican Republic. He said he was asymptomatic and took his final test Thursday, which came back negative.

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He told WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche he is “feeling great.”

His brother also had Covid-19 and spent a week in the hospital, causing him to lose 25 pounds. There have been more than 106,000 cases of the virus in the Dominican Republic.

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Last year, Ortiz was seriously injured after he was shot in the back while in the Dominican Republic. He was flown back to Boston where he underwent several surgeries.