28-year-old footballer warns of taking Covid-19 lightly after positive test

28-year-old footballer warns of taking Covid-19 lightly after positive test
Cobh Ramblers Anthony McAlavey lays of a pass from Drogheda United's Lee Duffy during the SSE Airtricity first divison game at St Colmans Park. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

Former Longford Town and Drogheda United player Lee Duffy has urged people to take the coronavirus seriously.

The centre-forward revealed in a social media post that he spent eight days in hospital with the illness.

Duffy most recently played in the Irish League with Newry City and Warrenpoint.

The 28-year-old said that he felt scared when hooked up to a ventilator but that he is starting to feel a lot better now as he recovers.

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