Valencia CF has confirmed in a statement the results of the tests carried out on the squad, coaching staff and other first-team personnel to determine the extent of the Covid-19 effect. This Sunday the club and the interested parties already announced the first five positives detected by coronavirus, those of the footballersEzequiel Garay, Eliaquim Mangala and José Luis Gayà,in addition to the member of the medical staffJuan Aliagaand the delegateFrancisco Camarasa.
In this new communication, the club ofMestallaalready speaks of 35% of positive results, which would mean, as SUPER reported from this Sunday and Monday in its printed edition, at least five other cases of Covid-19, although surely there will be a few more. What theValencia CFis that all the cases detected are being asymptomatic, they are infected by the virus but at least not ill at the moment, a fact that has undoubtedly been one of the factors that has caused a greater risk of spreading the virus among the entire group of the Valencian first team in the last two weeks.
Despite the strict measures that were established in the club, the contagion occurred after having traveled to Milan in a few weeks, having played two games against theAtalantaand the last one in Vitoria against Alavés.
This is the full statement
“Valencia CF reports new positive cases of coronavirusCOVID-19in technicians and first team players. All are asymptomatic cases and are in their homes with medical monitoring and isolation measures, carrying out their scheduled work plan normally. Despite the strict measures adopted by the Club after playing a UEFA Champions League match in Milan on February 19, 2020, an area confirmed as high risk by the Italian authorities days later, distancing the staff from the work environment and the public in In general, the latest results show that the inherent exposure to parties has caused around 35% of positive cases.
Valencia CF takes advantage of this new test for high virus contagiousness to insist that the population stay at home and strictly follow all the hygiene and prevention measures already published. Likewise, it reinforces confidence in our health system and in the recommendations of the Ministry of Health for those mild cases of coronavirus infection that are in home isolation. We recall that the telephone number for attention to the coronavirus in the Valencian Community is900300555“