Football : five people positive for the coronavirus in lAS Saint-Etienne to The Point

AS Saint-Étienne on Thursday announced to have detected five positive cases at the Covid-19, including three among the professional workforce. "The screening t

Football : five people positive for the coronavirus in lAS Saint-Etienne to The Point

AS Saint-Étienne on Thursday announced to have detected five positive cases at the Covid-19, including three among the professional workforce. "The screening tests serological and PCR carried out before the resumption of the activities of the professional group on Wednesday, shows the five positive cases at the Covid-19, including three among the professional workforce," says a statement on the football club. The identity of the people who test positive is not specified.

"These people are now isolated in their homes and are given guidance by the medical staff, in connection with the CHU of Saint-Etienne. They undergo additional examinations within 24 hours as stated in the protocol," adds the ASSE, stating that "the training of the professional group will continue as normal this Friday, according to the health environment defined". The Greens have returned to training Wednesday, 17 June, and must, in particular, face PSG in the final of the Coupe de France at a date that has not yet been formally arrested.

This is the first case of coronavirus among teams of League 1 since they were returned to the training tower to tower these last few days. As a reminder, season 2019-2020 in the championship of France of football is formally arrested, the opposite of the champions German, Spanish, Italian or English.

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 14:33

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