He coronavirus keep hitting Spanish football. This Thursday new positives have been confirmed in the teams that start the preseason and the feelings are not good at all for the next year. In the last hours, Celta, Real Valladolid, Eibar, Granada, Rayo Vallecano, Málaga CF and Logroñés reported cases after the relevant tests to which their players were subjected. The Malaga team took the cake with five cases.
After two positives came to light last Wednesday in the ranks of Celta de Vigo, this Thursday its president, Carlos Mouriño, was in charge of making the cases official at a press conference. «These two players have taken the tests again and we hope they come out favorable. They are asymptomatic, of very slight incidence, and we hope they give negative and can be incorporated immediately, « said the leader. The players in question would be Brais Méndez and Santi Mina.
Early this Thursday, Valladolid also recognized a positive in their ranks. « Real Valladolid presents a positive result in the PCR and serological tests carried out on its staff and members of the first team, prior to returning to training, » reported the Valladolid team. The club indicated that the affected person « has been isolated at home » and that it has communicated « the results to the health authorities, LaLiga, the Royal Spanish Football Federation and the Higher Sports Council. »
In addition, SD Eibar indicated that the PCR tests carried out on Wednesday to the members of the first team, coaching staff and club employees had given « all negative », but that last Monday « it had communicated to the health authorities and LaLiga the detection of a positive corresponding to a member of the staff that he was going to be incorporated earlier, so he had no contact with any colleague « and that he was » isolated at home in good health. «
Meanwhile, the Pomegranate recognized the positive for COVID-19 of the Venezuelan Darwin machis. « He is isolated at home and under constant monitoring by the club’s medical services (…) The rest of the team plans to start training individually this afternoon, » said the Nasrid entity.
Five cases in Malaga
Subsequently, the Vallecano Ray also reported one affected by the virus. « Rayo Vallecano de Madrid reports that a positive case of coronavirus has been detected after PCR tests carried out last Tuesday, » said the franjirrojo club.
Malaga was another of the teams that reported positive this Thursday, specifically five. «The affected people are asymptomatic and feel well. As established in the LaLiga protocol, they are in home quarantine, where they will stay for ten days, ”said the Andalusian club.
UD Logroñés, Segundo’s new team, also reported a positive case among its members. « Once the result is known, and following what is indicated by the competition and by the health authorities, all the relevant protocols have been activated, isolating the affected person, and communicating it to the competent entities, » said the Rioja club.
So far, in the last three days, ten from LaLiga Santander (Eibar, Celta, Valladolid, Athletic, Osasuna, FC Barcelona, Real Betis, Deportivo Alavés Granada CF and SD Huesca) and seven from LaLiga SmartBank (Rayo Vallecano, RCD Espanyol , RCD Mallorca, CD Tenerife, Málaga CF, UD Las Palmas and UD Logroñés) have announced positive cases.
Of all of them, Athletic Club reported a total of six, while Real Madrid, Sevilla, Atlético de Madrid, CF Fuenlabrada, UD Almería and Real Zaragoza have also reported positives in recent days.