Three Juventus Players tested Positive for Coronavirus, team in Lockdown

Three Juventus Players tested Positive for Coronavirus, team in Lockdown
March 01 12:30 2020 Print This Article

The deadly disease circulating around the world without over 80k cases reported worldwide has affected three Juventus players as they both test positive for the virus, Forbes report.

According to Forbes, “Juventus have immediately stopped all training sessions and put all their Under-23 players in quarantine after a trio from Serie C side Pianese tested positive for the Coronavirus”.

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“The Old Lady announced the decision yesterday’s evening after defeating the opponents they faced “Pianese”, with 1-0. With the illness spreading in that club, it has affected three players and the team manager, she said”.

Juve has told their Under-23 players to remain in their homes until March 8, but thankfully nobody has shown symptoms of the respiratory disease.

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Coronavirus which the first case was recorded in China with about 78000 cases in the country has spread so wide and according to the Italian government, 1,128 persons have already tested positive to the disease. The authorities have stated that people should remain indoors and avoid contact with others. Recalled that Nigeria has recorded its first case of Coronavirus as an Italian businessman travels to the country with the disease.

However, the government confirmed that the most hit areas are Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna, while Bergamo and Milan have also been hit. Juventus’ penultimate clash with Inter Milan, which was scheduled to be played indoors on Saturday evening, was postponed and is set to take place next May, with more matches also expected to be cancelled in the coming days.

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