The coronavirus continues to be the main protagonist at the start of the preseason for Spanish clubs. The last to report positives for COVID-19 in its workforce has been the Athletic Club de Bilbao, which has confirmed a total of six cases among its staff members.
«Among the results of these tests there are six positives, which are already isolated in their respective homes and will undergo a new PCR test next week. The cases have been communicated to the competent health authorities ”, the Basque club announced in a statement.
In addition, Athletic has pointed out that the preseason will begin with individual training sessions as a safety measure against the spread of the virus: «Following the guidelines set by LaLiga, the team’s training sessions – it is scheduled that Thursday afternoon will be the first- will start individually. In addition, as established in the protocol, a new PCR test will be carried out on all the negatives this coming Friday ».
COVID-19 continues to spread among Spanish football and is being the protagonist of this start of the preseason. Apart from hitting teams like Fuenlabrada, Atlético de Madrid, Zaragoza, Almería, Celta de Vigo and now Athletic, 13 new cases were confirmed in Spanish football on Tuesday: Alaves (three cases), Valencia (two), Huesca (two), Pomegranate (one), Betis (one), The palms (one), Spanish (one), Tenerife (one and Majorca (one).