Coronavirus Daily: Seven More Serie A Stars Test Positive For COVID-19

All Football brings you the daily summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak and how it is affecting football.

*All the stats and updates are recorded before 13:30 CET today.

Top news in football

– Four more Sampdoria players, Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Antonino La Gumina, Morten Thorsby all now test positive for COVID-19.

– Fiorentina announce Dusan Vlahovic has tested positive for COVID-19 but is currently not showing symptoms. 

– Fiorentina
have officially confirmed that players Cutrone and Pezzella and one of
their physiotherapists test positive for coronavirus.

– L’Est Éclair report that Korean international and Ligue 2 side
ESTAC Troyes’ forward Suk Hyun-Jun testing positive for the virus today.

– West
Ham manager David Moyes is in self-isolation as a precautionary measure
after coming into direct contact with Mikel Arteta.

Cases & Deaths

Global

145853 cases (+8264), 5438 deaths (+364)

Countries with Top 5 Leagues

UK: 798 cases (+208), 11 deaths (+1)

Spain: 5232 cases (+1274), 133 deaths (+42)

Italy: 17660 cases (+2547), 1266 deaths (+250)

Germany: 3675 cases (+559), 8 deaths (+2)

France: 3661 cases (+785), 79 deaths (+18)

Other main countries

China: 80824 cases (+11), 3189 deaths (+13)

Iran: 12,729 cases (+1365), 611 deaths (+97)

South Korea: 8086 cases (+107), 72 deaths (+5)

US: 2329 cases (+82), 50 deaths (+9)

Japan: 738 cases (+4), 21 deaths (+2)

Other main updates

– US President Donald Trump declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency.

– Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he tested negative after earlier reports of him testing positive.


Uruguay, Guatemala, St. Lucia, Suriname, Curacao, Aruba, Kenya, Antigua
& Barbuda, Guinea and Sudan confirmed their first cases of
coronavirus.

– Puerto Rico’s Governor’s now says three individuals on the island have tested positive for coronavirus.

– Denmark shuts its borders until April 13. Air, ferry and train traffic will also be partially stopped.

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