The Association of Basketball Clubs (AdC) reported this Tuesday coronavirus cases in Bahía Basket, Peñarol de Mar del Plata and Boca after the tests in the Southern Conference of the National Basketball League as a consequence of the outbreaks in Gimnasia y Esgrima of Comodoro Rivadavia and Argentino de Junín.
In the case of Basket Bay, the positives in the PCR swab were guard Federico Elías (21 years old) and forward Fausto Ruesga (20). In addition, the Buenos Aires base Fermín Thygesen (22) will be isolated as a precaution, for “having close ties” with those infected. The same will happen with the kinesiologist Clemente Anníbali.
Later, the positives of two basketball players from Peñarol (Joaquín Valinotti and Diego Gerbaudo) and one in Boca (Manuel Buendía).
The rest of the teams, Ferro, San Lorenzo, Obras Basket, Hispano Americano de Río Gallegos and Platense, “they yielded negative results”.
For their part, the delegations of Gymnastics and Fencing and Argentino are isolated in their hotels, awaiting the epidemiological evolution of their cases and until now they have been considered lost the games against Ferro and Platense, last Saturday, for not introduce oneself.
Unlike these clubs, Bahía Basket had the support of the organizers to postpone the clash with Peñarol in a “preventive way” and they will face tomorrow at 11 am at the Obras Basket stadium in Núñez.
Before the start of the championship, the coach of Atenas de Córdoba, Osvaldo Arduh, died of coronavirus.
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At night, meanwhile, different clubs in the North section reported different infections of COVID-19 in their schools.
So, San Martin de Corrientes, leader of the positions, reported that the player Franco Alorda had a “positive result” in coronavirus, while the bodyguard Tomás Zanzottera will be isolated for maintaining “close contact”
On your side, Olympic Band reported that pivot wing Diego Guaita is infected with the virus, as is Team Leader Luis Panzerini, to total five infections in the delegation.
While, The Union of Formosa ireported that pivot forward Facundo Giorgi (did not play today) is the infected player. And by close contact, Felipe País, his roommate, was isolated in the concentration at the Howard Johnson hotel in the Monserrat neighborhood.
Furthermore, the ascended Oberá Tennis Club reported that the foreigner Anthony Kent had a “positive result”, while the American Tanksley Efianayi was isolated for maintaining close ties.
Despite the known infections, tomorrow’s date for the North Zone, the eighth, will be played “normally”, as reflected by the president of the Club Association (ADC), Gerardo Montenegro.
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Results of the last swabs performed in the city of Buenos Aires: positive for COVID-19
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