- Blaise Matuidi has turn into the second Juventus participant to be recognized with coronavirus, the membership revealed.
Modified 18 Mar 2020, 00:36 IST
Juventus have confirmed French midfielder Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus.
Matuidi is the second Juve to be recognized with the virus after Daniele Rugani was confirmed as their first case final Wednesday.
Like Rugani, Matuidi’s check has come again positive regardless of the participant not growing any signs; nevertheless, he had already been in isolation since his team-mate’s prognosis.
An announcement launched by Juve learn: “Blaise Matuidi has undergone medical assessments which have revealed his positivity to the coronavirus-COVID-19.
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“The participant, as of Wednesday March 11, has been in voluntary residence isolation. He will proceed to be monitored and can observe the identical regime. He is effectively and is asymptomatic.”
Football in Italy is suspended till April 3 as a result of pandemic, however Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Gabriele Gravina has already advised it isn’t practical to anticipate motion to renew at first of subsequent month.
Euro 2020 was as a consequence of begin in Italy’s capital Rome on June 12, however on Tuesday the match’s postponement till June 2021 was confirmed by UEFA.
No nation outdoors China has been extra closely affected by the virus.
COVID-19 was declared pandemic final week and has affected 196,00zero folks worldwide, with slightly below 32,00zero instances recorded in Italy, the place 2,503 deaths have occurred.
Published 18 Mar 2020, 00:36 IST
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