The Madrid club issued a statement to report the contagions on the campus and the first team staff.
Fuenlabrada It released a statement to announce that there are 12 new positive cases of coronavirus within the club, bringing the total number of cases of this outbreak to 28 among players and employees.
“From CF Fuenlabrada we want to express our deep pain and concern about the results of the last PCR tests carried out that show a total of 28 positives in CF Fuenlabrada. There are a total of 12 new cases. Four of the new cases are in Madrid and they had no contact since the game against Elche on July 17. The other eight new cases have been negative since Saturday, 18 and, after eight days and despite being isolated in their rooms for the last six days, today the results have positive. In addition, among the 12 new cases there were two people with antibodies having already passed the disease and, however, they have tested positive in this last test, “the club details.
Likewise, the Madrid club updated the health status of the player who this Friday had to be admitted to a hospital in La Coruña. “In addition, inform that the player hospitalized yesterday is still hospitalized, stable and with non-serious symptoms derived from COVID-19,” explains the club’s statement.
The outbreak in Fuenlabrada came to light last Monday and forced the match against Deportivo de La Coruña to be suspended from the last day of the Second Division and to postpone the promotion play-off. Since then, the number of positives has gone from 6 to 28 and part of the entity’s staff is in isolation in a hotel in the Galician city.
Since then, the crossing of communiqués between the clubs that feel damaged by the suspension, the Higher Sports Council, the Royal Spanish Football Federation and La Liga has been constant, although it has not been fully clarified what has failed in the protocol or how the competition in the silver category will be resumed.