Joan Laporta, new positive for covid in Barcelona

The positive result of the test will prevent the top leader of the Catalan club from traveling with the first team to witness the round of 32 match of the Copa del Rey

Joan Laporta, president of Barcelona, ​​tested positive this Tuesday in the PCR test and joins those infected by a covid outbreak in the Barça club, which affects players and technicians from the different squads of the entity.

“Due to the fact of having been in direct contact with people who have tested positive for covid in recent hours, this morning President Joan Laporta had an antigen test performed, which was negative, and in the afternoon a PCR test, that has tested positive “, reported the Barcelona in a press release.

The positive result of the test will prevent the top leader of the Catalan club from traveling with the first team to Linares (Jaén) to witness this Wednesday the round of 32 match of the Copa del Rey of football and he will not be able to attend the league match on Saturday against Granada in the Andalusian city.

“It will be confined as indicated by the health authorities”, adds the note, which also explains that the president “He is fine and without any symptoms.”

For his part, the first vice president of the Barcelona, Rafael YusteHe has tested negative for the PCR test, but as a precaution he will not travel to Linares with the first soccer team either.