The day before the super classics against Boca JuniorsOh River Plate He announced 10 positive cases of COVID-19 on the cast, including most notable Borré and De La Cruz. After goalkeeping coach Alberto Montes tested positive for the virus last Thursday, the club re-tested on Saturday and the outbreak has infected most of the players.
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Alongside them, Paulo Diaz, Federico Girotti, Enrique Bologna, German Lux, Robert Rojas, Bruno Zocolini, Thomas Castro Ponce and Franco Petrole were all infected and eliminated.
River also said, through an official note, that focus has been suspended and all activities scheduled for Saturday at the hotel.
After the Argentine classic, Marcelo Gallardo’s men have a critical commitment CONMEBOL Libertadores Against Santa next Wednesday in Buenos Aires. a Fluminense Facing River Plate on the 25th, at Monumental de Nuñes.
Check out the club’s statement:
As some players have symptoms compatible with COVID-19, the medical department decided to run more tests on Saturday, May 15th.
After them, the following players gave positive results: Paolo Diaz, Federico Girotti, Enrique Bologna, German Lux, Robert Rojas, Nicolas de la Cruz, Raphael Bore, Bruno Zocolini, Thomas Castro Ponce and Franco Petroli.
The rest of the tests with the players and the coaching staff gave negative results. Likewise, River reports that it has suspended the originally scheduled focus for the day at the Alvear Icon Hotel.