(WXYZ) — WDIV Local 4's news anchor Evrod Cassimy has tested positive for COVID-19, the station reports.
According to an article on the station's website, Cassimy's last day of work was March 17.
He described having coronavirus as "excruciating pain."
“It was excruciating pain all over my body, crippling pain, that I couldn’t even roll over in bed," he said in the article.
WDIV notes that no other crew member has tested positive for the virus.
All of us here at Channel 7 wish Evrod a safe and speedy recovery.
Please keep praying. For all those fighting Coronavirus I’m fighting with you. To those who have lost loved ones to this disgusting virus my heart goes out to you.— Evrod Cassimy (@EvrodCassimy) March 25, 2020
I’m gonna take this time to get better. Thank you all for the incredibly kind messages. I love you all.
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