Ezekiel Elliott upset about COVID-19 diagnosis going public

Shortly after it became known that members of the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans tested positive for COVID-19, Ezekiel Elliott's agent confirmed that he had been infected with the corona virus.
Elliott is upset that this news is going public.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported both messages Monday morning, initially reporting that the players tested positive without identifying anyone.
Ian Rapoport

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Several # cowboys players and several # Texas players have recently tested positive for COVID-19, sources & @TomPelissero tell me. It is believed that none of the players were in his team facilities. The teams followed the correct health protocols.
6:58 p.m. - June 15, 2020
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Elliott's agent confirmed his diagnosis
About 30 minutes later, Rapoport reported that Elliott's agent Rocky Arceneaux confirmed that Elliott had tested positive and that he was "feeling good".
Ian Rapoport

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# Cowboy star RB Ezekiel Elliott is one of the players who tested positive for the corona virus, his agent Rocky Arceneaux confirmed to me. Arceneaux said Elliott felt good.
7:24 p.m. - June 15, 2020
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The cowboys declined to comment, citing data protection laws. But Elliott's own warehouse was the first to publicly acknowledge that it tested positive, so Rapoport reported.
Then the cowboys published a story about Elliott with COVID-19 on their website, citing Rapoport's report.
Elliott then sent this tweet.
Ezekiel Elliott

8:41 PM - June 15, 2020
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Elliott refers to the data protection law that the cowboys apparently quoted to initially refuse to comment. HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a federal law that prevents healthcare professionals from making sensitive patient information publicly available without the patient's consent or knowledge.
In this case, Elliott appears to have a problem with the media reporting on the news, which is not a HIPAA violation.
Ezekiel Elliott

My agent just confirmed. The story has already been written. Reporters had been called my agent all morning.
8:58 PM - June 15, 2020
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Ezekiel Elliott

My agent didn't share the story with the media
8:59 p.m. - June 15, 2020
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Again it was Arceneaux who made Elliott's diagnosis public. The story wasn't released until Elliott's representative told a reporter that he had contracted the corona virus.
Ezekiel Elliott is upset about the release of his COVID-19 diagnosis, even though his own camp has confirmed the news. (AP Photo / Roger Steinman, FIle)
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