Valencia have confirmed that 5 members among staff and players have tested positive for Corona Virus. While Valencia have not disclosed the names of the players, Spanish journalist Hector Gomez has reported that Ezequiel Garay, Jose Gaya and Eliaquim Mangala are among those affected.
Valencia CF inform that five positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been detected amongst first team staff and players. All of these persons are now at home, in good health and obeying self-isolation measures. Besides providing further information over the coming hours, the club reiterate our support for the health authorities and their social awareness campaigns, and emphasise to all of the population the importance of staying at home and continuing to follow the previously published hygiene and illness-prevention measures.
“Likewise, Valencia CF reiterate our confidence in the Spanish health system, and in the recommendations made by the Ministry of Health for cases of coronavirus infection such as these.
“We remind you that the telephone number for matters regarding coronavirus in the Valencia region is 900300555. We trust that, with solidarity, responsibility and good morale, we will beat this pandemic. Amunt Valencia.”– Statement released by Valencia CF