Three footballers of Brazilian club Flamengo have contracted coronavirus. However, none of them showed any symptoms. The Copa Libertadores champion is the Brazilian club Flamengo.
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The Rio de Janeiro club said in a statement on Wednesday that players and their families had been tested for the corona virus. Of these, a total of 293 people, including people working at home, were tested for Covid-19.
After testing for the corona virus, many were found to be positive. However, the club authorities did not reveal their identities. Of the 293 people tested, 38 were corona positive.
A total of three of the 38 footballers have been infected with the corona virus, club authorities have confirmed. The remaining 35 footballers could be family members and club staff.However, a worker who had worked for the club for 40 years died of coronavirus last Monday.
More than 8,500 people have died of covid-19 disease in Brazil so far. Surprisingly, Brazil’s President Zaire Bolsonaro spoke of a resumption of football amid the epidemic.