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Venezuelan players tested positive for coronavirus

Published on 06/11/2021 23:41 / Updated on 06/11/2021 23:43

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Venezuelan national team players Who will face Brazil in the Copa America opening?, in Brasilia National Stadium, Mane Garrincha, tests positive for covid-19 virus in Brasilia, on Friday (11/6). Health Minister Usni Okumoto told the Ministry of Health that samples were sent to the laboratory for genetic sequencing of the virus Mail.

The genetic sequencing serves to assess the type of virus that infected the Venezuelan delegation. This Saturday (12/6), there should be a new round of testing to confirm the injury. The test that showed the positive result for members of the Venezuelan Federation was carried out by the Sabine Laboratory.

The opening match is scheduled to start on Sunday (6/13) in Mani Garrincha. The Brazilian national team players have not yet contacted the competing delegation. However, they maintained a close relationship with the Brazilians in the airport, transportation, and hotels.

America’s Cup, not Brazil

on May 31 The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) announced that Brazil will hosthe is Copa America after the withdrawal of Argentina and Colombia. Since then, the Supreme Court (STF) has received several actions that sought to prevent the tournament from being held in the country.

This Thursday (10/6), a majority of STF ministers voted to reject two requests calling for the tournament to be suspended on the national soil. The matter was judged in the virtual plenary session of the court and the ministers showed themselves electronically. For both measures, Minister Carmen Lucia appointed Rapporteur.

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