5 gamers from Serbian membership Purple Star Belgrade have examined constructive for coronavirus.© AFP
5 gamers from Serbian membership Purple Star Belgrade have examined constructive for coronavirus after enjoying a number of matches attended by hundreds of individuals, the membership stated Monday. The announcement got here 12 days after Purple Star confronted metropolis rivals Partizan Belgrade in entrance of a crowd of round 16,000 individuals, the most important gathering of that sort in Europe for the reason that starting of the coronavirus pandemic. The Serbian authorities has been loosening lockdown guidelines and earlier this month it introduced that open-air gatherings with a vast quantity of individuals can be allowed.
However protection from tv channel RTS appeared to indicate little signal of well being tips in place on the match with Partizan in addition to at different league video games.
Following the ultimate match of the season in opposition to Proleter on Saturday, Purple Star Belgrade celebrated profitable the Serbian title with greater than 10,000 of their followers.
At the very least 4 of the 5 gamers didn’t play in that final match as that they had felt coronavirus signs forward of it, the membership stated.
“The gamers really feel properly and are in strict isolation and in everlasting contact with the medical group of the membership,” Purple Star stated in a press release.
Two weeks after it declared it was coronavirus-free, Serbia’s neighbour Montenegro final week reported new circumstances of coronavirus, with authorities blaming residents who attended the match in Belgrade and introduced the virus again over the border.
“It’s clear that the departure of our residents to the soccer derby performed in Belgrade has introduced us to the scenario we now have as we speak,” the top of the principle hospital in Montenegro capital Podgorica Jevto Erakovic stated on Thursday.
The Serbian league resumed on Could 29, initially behind closed doorways, earlier than the federal government additional eased restrictions.
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