Tesla CEO Elon Musk finds himself in the identical scenario tens of millions of individuals world wide have this yr: The pinnacle of the electrical carmaker could have , the sickness that presents itself after coming into contact with the novel .
Musk revealed on Twitter medical personnel examined him 4 occasions with , that are far much less correct than polymerase chain response exams, aka the massive ol’ cotton swab that goes up your nostril. The CEO stated he first examined optimistic, then unfavorable twice, after which optimistic as soon as extra with the 15-minute speedy take a look at. In accordance with a collection of tweets he is now ready on last outcomes from the polymerase chain response take a look at, which he stated will come again in 24 hours.
The Tesla boss additionally revealed he is skilled a gentle fever and signs much like the widespread chilly in the previous few days, however as of this morning, he has “no signs.” He talked about he additionally took NyQuil. Total, his expertise has been “nothing uncommon” to date. For tens of millions of others, COVID-19 is way from nothing uncommon — and we nonetheless do not have clear solutions as to why the virus impacts people otherwise.
Musk has challenged official well being recommendation on the virus, questioned its infectiousness and the extent of mortality charges. He resisted efforts toin Fremont, California, although ultimately complied earlier than a and threats surfaced to restart manufacturing early. Regardless of the coronavirus-related challenges, Tesla has posted a each single quarter this yr.
Musk additionally predicted again in March that the US would see its case numbers dwindle down to close zero in April. Within the final 10 days, the US has registered more than 100,000 new cases every 24 hours. On Thursday, 1,171 folks died of the illness.