STRAIN OF THE CORONAVIRUS
The Atalanta-Valencia Champions League, considered "a biological bomb"
Published:25/03/2020 - 13:14h
Updated:26/03/2020 - 17:27h
Giorgio Gori, mayor of Bérgamo, did not doubt in describing the Atalanta-Valencia of Champions League like one of the most important focuses of contagion of the coronavirus
The past day 19 February, Valencia played in Giuseppe Meazza, against the Atalanta, the party of gone of the eighth of final of the Champions League. In the date of this meeting, still with public in the terracings and that finished with victory of the team lombardo (4-1), still there was not real knowledge of the grave that would become the sanitary crisis by fault of the propagation of the coronavirus.
The illness, considered a pandemia, registers to Italy like the country that finds in a graver situation at present so much by number of died as by number of infected. Giorgio Gori, mayor of the Italian city of the Bérgamo, did not doubt in signalling this duel between 'chés' and 'neroazzurros' as one of the focuses of contagion of coronavirus more important.
In an interview via Facebook, ensured that "the party was a biological bomb", matizando that "in this moment did not know what happened. The first patient in Italy was on 23 February. If the virus already circulated, the forty thousand fans that were to the stadium of Saint Siro infected . Anybody knew that the virus already circulated between us. Many saw the party in groups and there were a lot of contacts this night. The virus happened of ones to others".
On the other hand, Gori admitted that the meeting of Champions League, that received to more than 40.000 people, was not the only reason of the massive propagation of the epidemic. "The party was not all because the spark truly went in the hospital of Alzano Lombardo, with a patient with a pulmonía no recognised and that infected to patients, doctors and nurses. That is the focus of the shoot", admitted.
The coronavirus arrived to Valencia
Valencia took drastic measures after destaparse that Milan was one of the big focuses of contagion. The club closed all the trainings and suspended the appearances of the players in front of the media. Measures that took alas after the party of Milan and without knowing that the situation went to be so grave like which is to day of today.
A journalist that covered the information of the team was infected and, later, Valencia communicated that a 35 percent of his staff there was positive die by the illness. Since, so much in Italy as in Spain, the sanitary crisis by the coronavirus has gone aggravating until the point to be the two European countries more affected.