New York Knicks owner, James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus. The organization made the announcement on Saturday.

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The 64-year-old is now in self-isolation.

The latest World Health Organization figures from Saturday report that there are at least 575,444 confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide, and at least 26,654 people have died.


The United States has the second-most cases with 85,228.

The Dolan Family Foundation agreed to donate $1 million to Madison Square Garden’s event staff. Many are unable to work since the arena is shutdown.

Many believe the season will resume around mid-June. The NBA suspended play on March 11 after Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert received an official diagnosis.

At least 10 NBA players have had confirmed COVID-19 cases. Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, Detroit Pistons big man Christian Wood, Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart, four Brooklyn Nets players (including Kevin Durant) and two unnamed Los Angeles Lakers.

Also, three members of the Philadelphia 76ers and one on the Denver Nuggets have tested positive. ESPN NBA color commentator Doris Burke has also tested positive.