Elon Musk says he’s tested positive and negative for Covid-19, twice

Elon Musk says he’s tested positive and negative for Covid-19, twice

- Elon Musk has revealed that out of 4 Covid-19 tests conducted on him, two were positive and two were negative

- Musk says the tests were done by the same nurse using the exact same machine and testing method

- Musk started responding to many Twitter users who posed some very interesting questions regarding Covid-19 testing

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CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk has revealed that he's tested positive and negative for Covid-19, twice. The 49-year-old South African born billionaire tweeted the news through his official Twitter account late on Thursday, 12 November.

According to Musk, he experienced symptoms of the common cold and had tested positive twice for the virus and then tested negative twice. So altogether, Musk had four Covid-19 tests done by the same nurse using the same method.

Musk referred to the testing situation as being "bogus." Not only was it the same nurse who did the testing, but the same machine. Twitter users took to his replies section to question the validity of Covid-19 tests.

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Elon Musk revealed that he's tested 4 times for Covid-19, two came back positive and two came back negative. Source: Maja Hitij / Getty Images
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Take a look at Musk's tweet below:

A Twitter user posed a question to Musk regarding the spike in Covid-19 cases:

Briefly.co.za recently reported on Musk after Space X revealed it would be launching a Starlink broadband internet service. The Starlink broadband internet service has recently released its pricing for a beta test aimed at the public.

The service will be beamed to users through small satellites. A school district in the Texas area, as well as local US government entities, are currently already using the service.

Now the service is being offered out to a small select group of consumers before going global. The 'Better than Nothing Beta programme' is set to start its initial service for both the US and Canada this year.

"Near-global coverage of the populated world" is set to occur next year with no specific dates laid out yet. According to the Los Angeles Times, a monthly subscription cost for the Starlink beta programme is $99 (just over R1 600).

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A single payment of $499 (just over R8 100) for hardware, including a user terminal, mounting tripod and Wi-Fi router, is also required. CNBC reported that Space X also launched a Starlink app on both Google Play and Apple iOS stores.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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