Entertainment Sports Usain Bolt Tested for Coronavirus, Is Not Currently Exhibiting Any Symptoms Usain Bolt said he is experiencing no symptoms By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 24, 2020 12:50 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Andrew Toth/Getty Images. Usain Bolt has been tested for coronavirus, the superstar athlete confirmed on Monday while addressing reports that he was positive. Sharing a video of himself on social media, the Olympian said he was tested for the virus on Saturday. "[I'm] trying to be responsible so I'm going to stay in," he explained to his followers. Bolt, a retired sprinter who hails from Jamaica, said that he has experienced no symptoms. He said he will quarantine himself, and encouraged those he's been in contact with to do the same. Usain Bolt Shares Adorable Moment with 3-Month-Old Daughter Olympia: 'Best Conversation Ever' He also posted the news on Instagram, adding the caption, "Stay Safe my ppl." Bolt just turned 34 last week, and the test reportedly comes after he allegedly attended a party for his birthday, according to Jamaican outlet Nationwide News. Earlier this year, Bolt and his girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcomed their first child, a daughter Olympia, in May, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced on Twitter at the time. Never miss a story -- sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories "Congratulations to our sprint legend Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett on the arrival of their baby girl!" Holness wrote alongside a photo of the Olympian. According to the Jamaican Healthy Ministry's website, a total of 1,379 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. 16 people have died.