The Colombian National Team announced this Friday that forward Alfredo Morelos tested positive for Covid-19 after the PCR tests carried out on the entire delegation.
“The technical body of the Colombian Male Elder Team reports that, following the biosafety protocols, the RT PCR and Two positive cases for covid-19 were found, the player Alfredo Morelos and the kinesiologist José Rendón”, Said the statement issued by the Colombian Football Federation
The FCF also noted that both people are in good health: “After knowing the positive cases, following the protocols, the respective isolation of the two people was carried out, who at the moment are in good health.”
The news is generated less than a week before the match against Peru and on a busy day for the Colombian National Team after the dismissal of James Rodríguez for the Eliminatory and Copa América matches.
Morelos has been in three games of the current Qatar 2022 Qualifier, against Venezuela, Chile and Uruguay.