Four More Sampdoria Players Test Positive For Coronavirus
Italian club Sampdoria announced on Friday a further four players, as well as a club doctor, had tested positive for coronavirus.
Gambia defender Omar Colley, Sweden midfielder Albin Ekdal, Norway playmaker Morten Thorsby and former Italy Under-21 forward Antonio La Gumina as well as team-mate Manolo Gabbiadini are suffering from COVID-19.
“The state of their health is good and they are at home in Genoa,” a statement said.
Former Southampton striker Gabbiadani’s case was confirmed by the club on Thursday.
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Juventus’ Daniele Rugani is the other instance in the Italian top-flight but the defender posted on Instagram on Wednesday saying he was “fine”.
Serie A, as well as all sport in Italy, has been suspended until April 3 and earlier on Thursday the country, the most affected by the virus in Europe, recorded its highest one-day death toll yet of 250.
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