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LaLiga expects some positives for coronavirus: This is its plan

Published:7/05/2020 - 17:31h

Updated:7/05/2020 - 17:31h

Medical tests on LaLiga clubs have started this week, and authorities are expecting some positive for coronavirus. This is the plan to keep the 'preseason' running safely

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LaLiga Has initiated this Thursday the medical proofs to the clubs, and wants to be prepared in his intense fight against the coronavirus. After a time observing the evolution of the pandemia and scheduling possible stages, has activated the turn to the work with the desescalada scheduled by the Government, and in some days will start a 'pre-season' that it has to drive until the return of what remains of campaign 2019-20.

Several means warn that the patronal contemplates that the almost 2.000 tests that will make próximamente will launch around 30 positive in 42 professional entities -20 groups of First Division and 22 of Second-, the majority of them asintomáticos. The prognoses, that have like base to Germany, more advanced in this phase and with an inferior affectation, situate around 2%, but could be greater.

The protocol designed already includes this possibility, and establishes a plan of performance to avoid risks. From the Friday, the laboratories will communicate the results, that will be anonymous and personal. This yes, the players -and technicians and employed- will be forced to communicate them to his clubs and these the traspasarán to the authorities with the aim to elaborate a total headcount of the incidence in this sector.

In any case, the affected will be isolated immediately and subjected to quarantine, waiting for the tests that will repeat in the weeks to come. Sources consulted ensure that the professional footballers will happen until four medical examinations in the 'pre-season' before being authorised to go back to play. Like this, the forecasts would keep as up to now, aiming to finals of the month of June.

The proofs, that are compulsory, no only affect to the players of LaLiga, a community that surpasses the thousand of professionals -1.008 explaining an average of 24 footballers by staff-. Also they will have to happen them around 126 trainers -an average of three by team- and near of 420 auxiliaries -the ten of employees of average that will have allowed his assistance to the parties in the next months-.

The Barça would have green light to go back to train

Although for the moment it will have to do it individually, the Barça would have green light to go back to train when being clean of coronavirus, according to informations of the program 'To the First Toc' of 'RAC1'. If this news confirms , the Friday could have activity in the Sportive City, where each one of the cracks will have a planning to his measure to take rhythm after several months of confinement.

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