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Real Madrid confirms a case of coronavirus and announces that it is in quarantine

Published:12/03/2020 - 13:44h

Updated:12/03/2020 - 13:44h

The news about the coronavirus keeps happening, and the latest one has affected Real Madrid. The whites have confirmed a positive in a basketball player and have announced that the club has been quarantined

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The coronavirus has struck of full to the world of the sport, and this Thursday sucedieron the suspensions of the activities that remained in active. They are few already the entities that keeps his fight against the sanitary crisis, and by governmental recommendations and of security are oficializando postponements and redistributions of calendar to preserve that the competitions, although unemployed, will treat to complete .

One of the last in confirming the bad news was the Real Madrid, that announced a positive in his staff of basketball. The white group did a call to the calm and specified that it is following the protocol of performance marked, that included the immediate closing of his installations after the result of the proofs and a planning that did extensiva to the rest of professionals to all the levels.

The team of football also saw forced to abandon the Sportive City of Valdebebas, and decreed the quarantine so much for the group that directs Zinedine Zidane as for all the personnel that takes part in the operation of the club. It specified that this affects to the footballers because they share spaces with his mates, but recommended also that the employees respect the 15-20 days of isolation.

The communiqué published by the 'merengues' concretised that the planned parties for the weekend remained cancelled, and that would not contest neither the corresponding to the Euroliga of basketball neither to LaLiga of football. The Red Star had to visit the WiZik Center this same Thursday and did not take in postponing the duel, something that repeated with the Eibar, that also had programmed a trip to Santiago Bernabéu.

This situation was one of the detonantes of the suspension of LaLiga, that happened of the commitments to enclosed door to a stop that, for the moment, will expand to the next two days. In spite of the reticencias initial of Javier Thebes, the Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE) presionó to attain it and the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) was by the work, by what the patronal observed his requests.

The official communiqué of the Real Madrid

"The Real Madrid C. F. It communicates that a player of our first team of basketball has given positive after the proofs made of coronavirus COVID-19.

From this moment has effected the recommendation to remain in quarantine so much to the first team of basketball as to the first team of football, since the two staff share installations in the Ciudad Real Madrid.

Likewise, it has decided close the installations of our sportive city and recommends also that it remain in quarantine all the personnel of the Real Madrid that loans his services in the Ciudad Real Madrid.

The parties that were foreseen for today and tomorrow, corresponding to the Euroliga of basketball and LaLiga of football, will not contest ".

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