COVID-19 : The sanitary bubble confirms 100% negative PCR tests

The medical and sanitary device of the Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP Elite Edition Marathon and the Half Marathon race to be held jointly It is already operating in the two bubble hotels that the organization has arranged to house the more than 250 athletes who will start this Sunday.

With a strict sanitary protocol coordinated by the medical director of the race, Luis Cort, all international and national athletes have had to undergo a second PCR test to be able to continue within this health bubble and to start the Valencia Elite Edition Half or Marathon. So far, the analyzes of these tests carried out in the Bionos Biotech laboratory have been satisfactory, since 100% of the results have been negative so far.

These tests, carried out by the medical staff of the test, will continue this Saturday with the last runners to join the two bubble hotels and No runner who has not performed this second PCR test will be allowed to start. It must be remembered that all the athletes registered in the first participation list or Entry List already had to attach a negative result of a PCR test before starting the trip to Valencia. Also his inner circle as coaches or managers went through the same process.

For it, The competition has the Connect by Circular-Lab platform and the AQ Reader tool to ensure a COVID-free test. This technological system, based on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, allows anticipating any risk situation due to COVID thanks to the information that it collects and centralizes in real time before, during and after the more than 700 PCR tests that will be carried out on athletes. and Organization for this event.

Circular-Lab technology will help to establish pre-designed protocols adapted to all phases of the competition, from prevention, detection and action to ensure a Covid-free event.

Meals and technical talk in the hotel room

Also, professional athletes who will take part in the Valencia Marathon or Half Marathon are required to have breakfast, lunch and dinner in their rooms, where they receive from the staff of the AC Hotel Valencia, sponsor of this 40th anniversary, and Ilunion Aqua the menus so as not to share spaces without using the mandatory mask.

The usual technical talk the day before the race was done via streaming, in such a way that the athletes and their coaches could know the final details of the test from the hotel rooms without having to go in person.

The Organization, safer thanks to Movistar

In addition, the members of the Organization and all the personnel authorized to work in the event have a new security element, since thanks to Movistar, the new technological partner of the test, all accredited personnel at the event must carry an electronic distance control and traceability device, that will allow people who carry it to know through different notices when the safety distance is not being respected. In addition, it will allow the Organization, if there is a positive case, to know, respecting privacy at all times, to know the movements of each one and with which other people they have been in contact and how long to provide this information to the health authorities if so. requisition the Organization.

With the help of beacon and bluetooth low energy connectivity standards, the system is capable of notifying a person who has had contact with a diagnosed case of COVID-19 through a cloud service with encrypted data that complies 100% with the General Data Protection Regulation.