The number of people who tested positive for the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) in Genoa, one of the Italian First Football League (Serie A) teams, increased to 15 with the addition of another football player.
In the statement made by the Genoa club, it was reported that Kovid-19 was also found in Valon Behrami as a result of the latest tests.
Thus, while the number of players in the team diagnosed with Kovid-19 increased to 11, it was stated that 4 people were from the technical delegation.
Other players; It was announced that they were Francesco Cassata, Lukas Lerager, Federico Marchetti, Filippo Melegoni, Luca Pellegrini, Mattia Perin, Marko Pjaca, Ivan Radovanovic, Lasse Schöne, Davide Zappacosta.
In the statement, it was stated that the procedure prescribed by the health authorities for the players and staff diagnosed with Kovid-19 was put into operation.
Meanwhile, the Napoli team, which faced Genoa last weekend and left the field with a 6-0 victory, announced that the test results made to the team and the technical delegation the previous day were negative. Napoli stated that the players will be tested once more on Thursday afternoon.
After the diagnosis of Kovid-19 in Genoa, many options were discussed, including Serie A stopping for a while in Italy.
While the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Sandra Zampa stated that the league should stop under these conditions, the exit from the Minister of Youth and Sports, Vincenzo Spadafora, that there was no situation that would require the league to stop altogether.
Pierpaolo Sileri, Deputy Minister of Health, in a radio show, “It should be prohibited to gather and hug in the joys of goals in the field. Distance should be maintained. If 1 positive case increased to 14, it means that the virus has spread and the distance is not protected. said.
Sileri said that if there were other positive cases at Genoa’s rival, Napoli, the league would have had to stop for at least 7 days.
The Italian Serie A League Association management gathered today extraordinarily to evaluate the course of the league after the situation in Genoa team. The meeting of the association was left to the next day due to new updated information coming tomorrow.