BREAKING: Sevilla player tests positive for COVID-19

Sevilla have confirmed that a player in their first-team squad has tested positive for COVID-19.

The player is in good health and is now isolating at home.

Sevilla FC inform 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, July 27, a member of the first-team squad tested positive for COVID-19,” their statement read.

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 incident, 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.

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Since the knowledge of the positive, the club has already carried out two new individual PCR tests on the rest of the staff.

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 plan 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

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