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Giants broadcaster Jon Miller tested for coronavirus after family test positive


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Jon Miller, the Giants’ Hall of Fame broadcaster, is awaiting test results after possibly being exposed to COVID-19.

While in Arizona at spring training, the legendary KNBR voice was paid a visit by his son and fiancee, who had recently gotten engaged in Europe, and who got sick three or four days after returning. The couple recently tested positive for coronavirus, so Miller and his wife, Janine, underwent tests days ago and have yet to hear word.

“We’ve had no symptoms of anything, the two of us,” Miller said on KNBR’s “Murph & Mac” on Tuesday morning. “… Our son has been sick this whole time. … They’re young, they’re healthy. You feel bad for them. They were just so sick. Anybody who’s been exposed to it, and you read about it, it’s a horrible thing. It’s painful and it’s just relentless. It never goes away, it seems like.”

The 68-year-old Miller said he and Janine “spent a brief time” with the engaged couple on March 12, the day MLB canceled spring training. The younger couple had not yet been tested — “there was no testing available” — until his son and his fiancee finally were tested recently, which came back positive.

Because of the unknowns about his son and his fiancee, Miller did not board the flight from Arizona back to San Francisco as camp broke. Instead, he and Janine bought a new car and drove back and have been in isolation with masks and gloves that a doctor gave them.

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Miller said his son and his fiancee have been sick for “10, 12 days now.

“They said it’s getting a little bit better,” said Miller, the play-by-play voice of the Giants since 1997. “That’s all we can do is what they’ve asked us to do, which is stay away from other people and try to discontinue the spread of it.”

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