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COVID-19: La Liga Records First Positive Coronavirus Case

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COVID-19: La Liga Records First Positive Coronavirus Case

33-year-old Valencia defender Ezequiel Garay has confirmed that he has contracted the dreaded Coronavirus.

The Argentine, who has been ruled out for the season with a cruciate ligament tear, noted that 2020 has not gone to plan so far for him.

In a post on his official Instagram page on Sunday, Garay wrote: “It is clear that 2020 has got off on the wrong foot.

“I have tested positive for the Coronavirus; I feel excellent, and now I have to listen to the health authorities.

“For the time being, I am isolated.”

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has become a global problem with Europe now at the centre of the outbreak.

Major sporting activities has now been put on hold in a bid to prevent the spread of the dreaded disease.

The Italian Serie A has been the worse hit football league in Europe with several players and club officials testing positive for the virus.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hodson-Odoi also tested positive for the virus forcing the English Premier League to suspend matches until next month.



Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.