Center-back Stefan Thesker from the second division club Holstein Kiel was the next professional to be tested positive for the corona virus. The club announced on Saturday.
As a result, “the entire team and their families were ordered to be quarantined at home for 14 days,” it said.
The former U21 international Thesker is the fifth known case in German professional football.
Previously, Timo Hubers, Jannes Horn (both Hannover 96) and Fabian Nurnberger (1. FC Nurnberg) had tested positive in the 2nd division. In the Bundesliga, the positive test by Paderborn’s Luca Kilian also became known on Friday.
Nuremberg announced on Saturday that there was no further positive result due to the tests ordered.
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