Junior Sambia is no longer in an artificial coma and is no longer on respiratory assistance, according to his agent Frédéric Guerra who spoke this Saturday on RTL. The Montpellier midfielder was hospitalized mid-week before being tested positive for Covid-19.
Junior Sambia’s health improves. Hospitalized midweek for respiratory problems before being tested positive for Covid-19, the French footballer of Montpellier HSC came out of the artificial coma in which he was immersed in the intensive care unit of CHU Arnaud-de-Villeneuve. The information was revealed on Saturday evening by his agent Frédéric Guerra.
“They stopped breathing assistance. The process is long. But he is no longer in a coma. We are probably going towards good news. He is breathing alone and it is a good thing,” said l ‘agent in comments reported by RTL.
The first contaminated L1 player
Junior Sambia became the first Ligue 1 player affected by coronavirus. The versatile midfielder, who arrived at MHSC in 2017 from Niort, is playing his third season in Hérault.
This hospitalization occurs less than three weeks from May 11, the announced end of confinement. Some clubs are already considering a resumption of training, in the event that Ligue 1 resumes to conclude the 2019-2020 season.