The Real Betis Balompié and the Villarreal CF have reported this Friday that they have detected new positive cases due to coronavirus a total of three between the two entities and that all are "asymptomatic" and are already isolated.
In the case of the Betic entity, these are two new cases which join Loren Morón's, and which have been detected in the expedition that traveled to Marbella (Málaga) to perform the first phase of the preseason, both "asymptomatic".
"The tests were carried out yesterday Thursday when only individual training sessions had been carried out and with the pertinent prevention measures established in the protocols of LaLiga and the health authorities," the Verdiblanco club reported.
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In addition, the entity has assured that those affected are "asymptomatic and in good health." "Once the results are known today, the club has taken extreme measures to isolate all the members of the expedition and in the next few hours new PCR tests will be carried out", he added.
The new positives detected join that of striker Loren Morón who confirmed last Tuesday that he was infected. Furthermore, on May 10, Betic goalkeeper Joel Robles revealed that he had tested positive, while Juanmi Jiménez and Alfonso Pedraza announced that they had antibodies.
Villarreal reports a new positive
This same Friday, Villarreal also has confirmed another infected . "After the PCR and serological tests carried out on Monday to mark the start of the preseason for players, technicians and personnel from the direct environment of the first team, and the reconfirmation of the same at the end of this week, the medical services of Villarreal CF confirm a positive case of COVID-19 ", he pointed out.
The case is" asymptomatic "and is" isolated from the first day at home "complying with the health protocol. "Villarreal CF will continue to strictly comply with LaLiga's health protocol, as well as all the indications of the relevant health and sports authorities," the Castellón-based entity has continued.
In the last four days, 19 clubs twelve from LaLiga Santander (Levante, Eibar, Celta, Valladolid, Athletic, Osasuna, FC Barcelona, Real Betis, Deportivo Alavés, Granada CF, Villarreal CF and SD Huesca) and seven from LaLiga SmartBank (Rayo Vallecano, RCD Espanyol, RCD Mallorca, CD Tenerife, Málaga CF, UD Las Palmas and UD Logroñés) have announced positive cases . Real Madrid, Sevilla, Atlético de Madrid, CF Fuenlabrada, UD Almería and Real Zaragoza have also reported positive results.