Torino coaching floor closed amid rising coronavirus instances


TURIN, Italy (AP) — Torino’s coaching floor was ordered closed Tuesday due to a lot of gamers testing constructive for the coronavirus, the Italian membership mentioned.

The workforce is scheduled to host Sassuolo on Friday however that’s liable to postponement in spite of everything Torino gamers and training employees had been instructed to self-isolate at their properties and await additional checks.

Three Torino gamers examined constructive for COVID-19 within the buildup to final Friday’s match at Cagliari. Amid studies of extra potential instances, the native well being authority ordered the short-term closure of the membership’s coaching floor in Turin.

“In relation to the contingent state of affairs — associated to additional COVID-19 constructive instances — that has not but stabilized and is evolving, on path by the competent native well being authority, Torino Soccer Membership publicizes that right this moment’s coaching is suspended pending additional checks,” the Serie A membership mentioned in a press release.

The Italian league’s protocol for COVID-19 instances is identical as UEFA’s guidelines. If a workforce has 13 accessible gamers, together with a minimum of one goalkeeper, the sport can go forward.


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