Two Barcelona officials test positive for COVID-19


Two members of Barcelona’s first team staff have tested positive for the coronavirus

The Catalan club announced this in a statement on Monday.

Barca said “the whole squad will undergo further PCR testing on Tuesday morning local time in line with La Liga protocol”.

It also announced the postponement of the first team training session planned for Tuesday morning. A new time for the session ahead of Wednesday’s La Liga match at Athletic Bilbao is yet to be announced.

Ronald Koeman’s side are fifth in the Spanish top flight, 10 points behind league leaders Atletico Madrid having played one game more.

Their match at Bilbao is a rescheduled game from the second round of La Liga fixtures.

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