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Coronavirus: Juventus announce Matuidi has tested positive

Juventus have actually validated French midfielder Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus.

Matuidi is the second Juve to be detected with the infection after Daniele Rugani was validated as their first case last Wednesday.

Like Rugani, Matuidi’s test has return positive regardless of the player not establishing any signs; nevertheless, he had actually currently remained in seclusion because his team- mate’s medical diagnosis.

A declaration launched by Juve checked out: “Blaise Matuidi has gone through medical tests that have actually exposed his positivity to the coronavirus-COVID-19

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— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) March 17, 2020

“The player, as of Wednesday March 11, has been in voluntary home isolation. He will continue to be monitored and will follow the same regime. He is well and is asymptomatic.”

Football in Italy is suspended up until April 3 due to the pandemic, however Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Gabriele Gravina has currently recommended it is not practical to anticipate action to resume at the start of next month.

Euro 2020 was because of start in Italy’s capital Rome on June 12, however on Tuesday the competition’s post ponement up until June 2021 was validated by UEFA.

No nation outside China has been more greatly impacted by the infection.

COVID-19 was stated pandemic recently and has impacted 196,000 individuals worldwide, with simply under 32,000 cases taped in Italy, where 2,503 deaths have actually happened.

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Written by Tochi Azubuike

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