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Eight Staff Of Turkish Club Besiktas Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Eight folks at Istanbul giants Besiktas have examined optimistic for coronavirus after gamers and different workers underwent medical checks, the membership stated Thursday, a month earlier than video games resume.

The exams had been carried out on footballers, technical committee members and facility employees, Besiktas stated in an announcement, with out giving particular particulars on who has the virus.

The outcomes will elevate additional considerations after the Turkish Soccer Federation (TFF) stated video games within the high league would resume on June 12 after they had been suspended in March.

TFF chief Nihat Ozdemir stated the matches could be performed with out spectators however this might change relying on how the pandemic evolves.

Second division membership Erzurumspor stated Wednesday 11 instances of COVID-19 had been recorded, together with 4 gamers.

Turkey has formally recorded 143,114 instances of the brand new coronavirus whereas three,952 folks have died, in line with the well being minister Wednesday.

In March, Galatasaray supervisor Fatih Terim examined optimistic for the virus in addition to former Turkish nationwide crew and ex-Barcelona goalkeeper Rustu Recber.

Each have since recovered.

AFP

 

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