The Italian player, who played last season for SPAL, underwent the test for having been in contact with his infected brother.
After passing through SPAL in the 2019-20 season of the A series, Andrea Petagna is ready for a new venture in Napoli. However, his arrival was not the best, since he was diagnosed with Covid-19.
In the official Twitter account, the southern Italian club reported: “Andrea Petagna tested positive for Covid-19, after prescribed medical tests due to his brother’s positivity. Petagna, asymptomatic, began the quarantine period at home , at the end of which, after the negativity of the next swab, he will join the team “.
Andrea Petagna è positive result for Covid-19, dopo gli esami medici prescribed because of the positività of the fratello. Petagna, asymptomatic, has started the quarantine period at home, at the end of the quale, dopo the negatività of the successive tampone, if aggregherà alla squadra
– Official SSC Napoli (@sscnapoli) August 20, 2020
For his part, the footballer himself said: “Thank you all for the messages. I am fine and I am completely asymptomatic. I did the swab because a person close to me had tested positive in the last hours. I am at home isolated waiting for everything to pass I wanted to reassure all the people who wrote to me. “
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