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Juventus Player Daniele Rugani Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Juventus Player Daniele Rugani Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Juventus defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus.

The club confirmed the news on Wednesday evening, issuing the following statement: "The footballer Daniele Rugani has tested positive for Coronavirus-COVID-19 and is currently asymptomatic.

"Juventus Football Club is currently activating all the isolation procedures required by law, including the census of those who have had contact with him."

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The 25-year old has become the first player in Serie A to test positive and the news follows the suspension of all sport in Italy, including Serie A games, until April 3 following the mass outbreak.

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It's unclear whether the season will finish altogether, with potential alternative solutions including declaring the campaign void or hosting play-offs do determine the important positions.

Italy have been one of the European countries most affected by Coronavirus, with the nation currently in complete lockdown.

On Wednesday, the Italian government closure of all shops apart from food stores and pharmacies as they look to combat the rapidly growing problem. So far the death toll in Italy is 827, as per the BBC.

Juventus held a training session today and are scheduled to play the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Lyon next week on March 17.

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Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis is another high-profile football personality to have tested positive for Coronavirus, while over in Germany, Hannover centre-back Timo Hubers became the first professional footballer to have contracted Coronavirus and has since been placed into quarantine.

More to follow.

Topics: Football News, Football, Serie A, Juventus, Italy

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