Legendary former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden is about to be launched from the hospital on Wednesday after a battle with COVID-19, he instructed the Tallahassee Democrat on Tuesday afternoon.
Bowden was transported to a local hospital last week by ambulance simply days after contracting the coronavirus as a precautionary measure.
“I’ve been blessed, actually,” Bowden mentioned, via the Tallahassee Democrat. “Individuals are dying from this.”
Bowden coached at Florida State for 34 seasons from 1976-2009, and led this system to 12 ACC titles and two nationwide championships. He completed with a 304-97-Four file with the Seminoles, and ended his profession with 377 complete wins — the second all time behind solely Joe Paterno.
Bowden was inducted into the School Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2006.
Bowden hospitalized twice in latest weeks amid COVID-19 battle
Bowden was in the hospital for nearly two weeks late final month whereas coping with a leg an infection after having most cancers spots eliminated. Simply two days after getting launched, Bowden’s physician instructed him he had contracted the coronavirus.
The 90-year-old revealed that prognosis final Monday, and was then transported back to the hospital the next day. He skilled a fever, a cough and a lack of urge for food whereas battling the coronavirus, however lastly examined unfavourable on Monday.
Now, he mentioned, he’s prepared to easily chill out at house.
“Keep away from it, don’t check it as a result of it’s no enjoyable,” he mentioned, via the Tallahassee Democrat. “No. 1 for me was a lack of urge for food. I didn’t need to eat something. However now I’ve my starvation again and feeling fairly good.
“I can’t wait to get house and sit out within the sunshine.”
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