One player from the camp of Sevilla has tested positive for Coronavirus. The news comes following the club getting ready to face Roma in Germany for the round of 16 Europa League tie next week.
The club said in a statement on their offical website: ”Sevilla FC informs that, after the PCR tests carried out last Sunday on players, coaching staff and the rest of the staff, whose results were known at midday last Monday 27th July, a member of the first team’s squad tested positive in Covid-19.
”The affected player is asymptomatic, in good health, and is isolated at home.
”Sevilla FC immediately informed all the competent sport and health authorities about this circumstance, isolated the infected person, temporarily suspended the team’s training sessions and carried out disinfection tasks in the facilities, strictly following the protocols established for these situations.”
The club further stated that tests have been carried out on all players and staff to ensure no outbreak at their camp.
All the results of the first round of tests came put to be negative and the result of the second is not yet known.
”Since the knowledge of the positive, the club has already carried out two new individual PCR tests on the rest of the staff,” the statement further continued.
”In the first one, all the tests carried out have been negative. The results of the second tests, which have been carried out today, will be known this Thursday morning.
“Sevilla FC plans to return to training, with individual sessions, and with all the applicable measures, on Thursday afternoon, whenever the results of the second test carried out are negative again.
”Sevilla FC will inform punctually of any new development in this respect.”