New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, who tested positive for COVID-19 last week, stated doctors “cleared” him Tuesday.

“I’m feeling a lot better,” Payton said on WWL Radio on Wednesday, via Jeff Duncan of

“Prince Charles caught it today, right?” Payton said. “It doesn’t matter if you live in a castle or an apartment. No one is too immune to it.”

He was also asked about the criticism he received after he went out to Oaklawn Park in Arkansas the day before he woke up with fever, chills and weakness.