La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 7 Barca players test positive

La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 7 Barca players test positive…

La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 9 Barca players test positive
La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 9 Barca players test positive

La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 7 Barca players test positive – Atlético Madrid are the latest La Liga team to have been hit by an outbreak of Covid-19 after Barcelona and Real Madrid were heavily affected too. Manager Diego Simeone as well as players Koke, Antoine Griezmann, Héctor Herrera and João Félix have all tested positive for Covid-19. For more sports news and updates, follow us at Insidesport.IN

Atlético are due to play Rayo Vallecano at home on Sunday. Rayo’s manager Andoni Iraola and a large part of the squad have also tested positive this week. Nine Barcelona players have tested positive for COVID-19 while Real Madrid star players Vinicius Junior, Courtois, Valverde and Camavinga have contracted the virus.

La Liga COVID outbreak: Official Statement from Atletico MadridSimeone, Koke, Griezmann, Herrera and Joao Félix are isolating at home in compliance with the health authorities’ guidelines.

After the LaLiga Christmas break, the entire first team squad and the members of the coaching staff underwent PCR tests, in accordance with the LaLiga protocol. Simeone, Koke, Griezmann, Herrera and Joao Félix have tested positive for COVID-19.

All of them are asymptomatic and isolating at their respective homes, in strict compliance with the health authorities’ guidelines. 

La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 9 Barca players test positive
La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 7 Barca players test positive

Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois, Federico Valverde, Eduardo Camavinga and Vinicius Jr have tested positive for COVID-19, the club said in a statement on Wednesday. Sergiño Dest, Philippe Coutinho, Ez Abde, Jordi Alba, Lenglet and Dani Alves are the Barcelona players that have tested positive for COVID-19. Barcelona have 15 players out due to injury and self-isolation.

La Liga COVID outbreak: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone and four star players test positive for COVID-19; 7 Barca players test positive

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