Football in Brazil: the club loses the semi-final after 23 wrong Corona Tests

The Brazilian football club Red Bull Bragantino asks for explanations for more than 20 false positive Corona Tests. The club will meet with representatives of t

Football in Brazil: the club loses the semi-final after 23 wrong Corona Tests

The Brazilian football club Red Bull Bragantino asks for explanations for more than 20 false positive Corona Tests. The club will meet with representatives of the Hospital Albert Einstein and the football Association of São Paulo, reported the Portal "UOL" on Sunday.

Two days before the semi-final of the championship of the Federal state of São Paulo against SC Corinthians on Thursday, the Brazilian Red-Bull-shanks 0:2 lost, had Bragantino get from the hospital to the news that a minimum of 23 Tests, including nine players, to be positive.

The Board has sent to players and members of the coaching staff to the Tests in other laboratories and, once again, to the Albert Einstein hospital. One and a half hours before the game, the club got the message that the original test results were wrong and nobody was infected.

So, Bragantino was able to play against Corinthians in the best cast, but felt affected because of the affected players had not trained in the final stages of preparation because of the Corona-measures.

Brazil recorded according to information from the Ministry of health 25.800 Coronavirus infections, as well as other 541 deaths confirmed in the past 24 hours. The Latin American country since the beginning of the pandemic more than to 2.73 million cases of the Virus, and the official number of deaths is increasing, according to the official on 94.104.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 03:19

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