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Hall of Famer Ken Squier positive for COVID-19: UPDATES


UPDATE: Ken Squier continues to recover and improve from his recent battle with COVID-19.

UPDATE: Ken Squier is being moved to a rehab facility to continue his recovery from COVID.

UPDATE: SiriusXM announcer Dave Moody provided another medical update on social media on Tuesday regarding Hall of Famer Squier’s COVID-19 battle.

"After a challenging few days, the doctors now say they expect him to beat this. He is still very weak, but getting wonderful care."

UPDATE: SiriusXM announcer Dave Moody shared an update on social media on Saturday, updating the medical condition of Ken Squier as he battles COVID-19.

"At the request of the family, I’ve been asked to pass along that Ken Squier has been moved from home to Copley Hospital in Morrisville Vermont, where he can receive a higher quality of care as he continues to battle the COVID-19 virus. Prayers to him and the family."

Original post: Legendary NASCAR announcer Ken Squier confirmed that he’s tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The 85-year-old Squier, who was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2018, made the announcement Thursday on WDEV, the radio station he owns in Waterbury, Vermont.

His daughter, Ashley Squier, told Barre-Montpelier (Vt.) Times Argus … her father had not shown any symptoms himself.

Ken Squier is a key figure in NASCAR’s transition to the national stage on radio and television. He is a co-founder of the Motor Racing Network, served as a pit reporter for the sport’s first live ‘flag-to-flag’ television broadcast (1971 Greenville 200), and was the voice for CBS at the seminal 1979 Daytona 500.

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