Charles Barkley has revealed that he has tested negative for the coronavirus days after he announced that he was feeling unwell, fearing that he had contracted COVID-19.

"I've received my COVID-19 test results this morning and they are negative. I'd like to thank everyone for reaching out and expressing your concern and support. You all be safe and please take the necessary actions to help ensure your well-being," he said in a statement.

Earlier this month, Barkley announced that he was sick and would remain self-quarantined until he received his results.

"I spent the earlier part of the week in New York City. When I got to Atlanta yesterday I wasn't feeling well. I talked to a couple of people at Turner and a couple of doctors, and they told me to self-quarantine for the next 48 hours," he said at the time. "So I started yesterday, this is my second day. I haven't been feeling great. They didn't want me to take any chances, so they told me to quarantine myself for 48 hours."