Ogbeta.ng: 35% Of Valencia Players, Staff Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

35% Of Valencia Players, Staff Tested Positive For Coronavirus

La Liga side Valencia have said more than 35% of their players and backroom staff have tested positive for the coronavirus but that all cases were currently asymptomatic.


The club had reported five cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, with Argentina’s Ezequiel Garay and France’s Eliaquim Mangala both confirming they were among those who had contracted the virus.

“Several further tests for the COVID-19 coronavirus amongst Valencia coaching staff and players have come back positive,” the club said in a statement.

Valencia travelled to Milan last month for a Champions League match against Atalanta, which was played in front of a packed San Siro stadium, before restrictions were placed on sports events in Italy, the worst-hit country in Europe.

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