Real Madrid declares Eden Hazard and Casemiro coronavirus positive


On Saturday, Real Madrid announced positive coronavirus tests for Eden Hazard and Casemiro, ahead of Valencia.

Real Madrid announced that COVID-19 was positively checked by Eden Hazard and Casemiro.

The club announced the news on Saturday, having performed the most recent round of checks on Friday.

Danger and Casemiro, with the rest of the squad and staff given the all-clear, were the only two known to have contracted coronavirus.

A club statement read, “Real Madrid CF reports that our players Casemiro and Hazard have achieved positive results in the COVID-19 tests carried out on Friday morning.”

In the same test performed yesterday, all the other players and the coaching staff of the first team, as well as all the club staff working directly with them, showed negative results.

“Similarly, it is again reported that everyone, except Casemiro and Danger, gave negative results this morning in the antigen tests carried out.”

Belgian forward Eden Hazard of Real Madrid and Brazilian midfielder Casemiro have tested positive for Covid-19, the La Liga club said on Saturday.

On Friday morning, both players tested positive, Real said in a statement. All other players and workers who work closely with the pair have subsequently been checked, according to True.

For everyone, bar Hazard and Casemiro, both the PCR test and the antibody test came back negative. The two players will miss Sunday’s Real Madrid La Liga game against Valencia.

Zinedine Zidane, the real coach, told reporters on Saturday: “They’re all right. They’re not pleased about what happened, but they’re all right psychologically, and physically too. Casi has a few symptoms, but they’re fine in this tough situation. I left them a note, I’m going to talk to them later again. This is something that can happen, and we have to acknowledge it. Nothing extraordinary was there, they are responsible people who pay attention … I would have preferred to have them,”

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