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LaLiga | Espanyol confirms a positive in COVID-19 in the squad

Bad news for Espanyol, what this Tuesday at noon he confirmed the positive in COVID-19 of a member of his staff, once the results of the PCR test that he underwent on Monday afternoon have been known after having detected this alteration in the antigen tests of the same day.

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This member of the team, whose identity the club does not reveal, He is not the only one who has had to be isolated at home. It also happens to another member of the first team who is a direct contact yours, and that it is at the expense of its corresponding PCR to rule out that it is also positive. The rest of the group is negative, as confirmed by the rapid antigen tests to which they have all been subjected this Tuesday morning. As stipulated in the protocol, 48 hours before a match, on Wednesday they will undergo new PCR.

This beginning of the week was the umpteenth scare in a Espanyol that already during the first state of alarm, during home confinement, it became the LaLiga team with the most affected, at least ten in the squad, among them Wu Lei, Leandro Cabrera and Matías Vargas. A misfortune that continued at the start of the preseason, with new cases – plus the one that Javi Puado had registered as a loan officer in Zaragoza.

The October 7, antigen testing revealed two new positives, which after the PCR turned out to be only one, Adrián Embarba. And shortly after, on the 24th, the team had to postpone its trip to Tenerife due to the detection of three positives, which had finally been false.

Too the two junior male and the two main female ensembles Espanyol have suffered the pandemic, having to suspend two matches. Not surprisingly, Female A disputes this Wednesday their First Iberdrola match against Athletic Club, postponed ten days ago after knowing “several cases” in the Blue and White squad.