ROME – Juventus player Daniele Rugani is the first Serie A player to be found positive for coronavirus.
“I want to reassure all those who are worrying about me – Rugani's words – I'm fine. I urge everyone to respect the rules, this virus makes no distinctions. Let's do it for ourselves, for our loved ones and for those around us ".
And now? And now Rugani will go into solitary confinement for 14 days. But all his teammates will also go to isolation and everyone in the company has come into contact with him.
Ended here? No. Inter Milan, which has already suspended training, will now also go into quarantine.
And the Champions League? What about the Europa League? All postponed. All postponed until a later date.
The numbers of the pandemic.
Over 110 countries involved, 4,500 deaths, at a rate that in the past two weeks has led to an increase in cases of the order of 13 times. This diffusion rate, according to WHO, "characterizes Covid-19 as a pandemic". Especially since "in the days and weeks to come, we expect an increase in the number of cases, deaths and countries affected", warned Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in the briefing from Geneva. Pointing the finger, once again, against the "inaction" of those who continue to take this emergency under the hood. So he renewed his appeal, especially to countries where there is still no coronavirus or there are few cases, to carry out tests to "prevent outbreaks from arising".
Source: Ansa, La Gazzetta dello Sport.
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