Velasco Carballo, president of the Referees Technical Committee.
The Royal Spanish Soccer Federation today announced the positive in coronavirus of a person after tests carried out on the referees and assistant referees of First and Second Divisions competitions that return to activity this week. The RFEF has avoided publicizing the name and category of the collegiate.
"The person who tested positive immediately initiated the quarantine at his home to follow the protocol established by the health authorities. In the next few days, new COVID-19 detection tests will be performed and will not be able to join its arbitration activity until it has obtained two consecutive negative results, "explained the body chaired by Luis Rubiales.
The protocol indicates that before traveling to the meeting venue that has been assigned to them, the referees and assistants must pass a PCR test in order to attend. As for the referees who are in charge of the VAR room, the Federation estimates that they will have to undergo rapid tests before entering the room.
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