4 players of Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
4 Lokomotiv Moscow players test positive for coronavirus (Reuters)
- 4 Russian Premier League players tested positive for the novel coronavirus
- The players are not experiencing any symptoms of the virus as of yet
- Lokomotiv are currently second in Russia’s top-flight league
Russian Premier League club Lokomotiv Moscow said on Thursday that four of its players had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The four – Dmitry Barinov, Anton Kochenkov, Timur Suleimanov and Roman Tugarev – are not experiencing any symptoms of the virus, which causes the Covid-19 acute respiratory illness, and are at home in self-isolation, the club said.
The players’ diagnosis comes after Jefferson Farfan, a Lokomotiv Moscow forward, tested positive for the virus earlier this month.
The rest of the club on Thursday travelled to a training base outside Moscow to prepare for the resumption of Russian Premier League matches on June 21, the club said.
Lokomotiv are currently second in Russia’s top-flight league.
Russia as of Thursday had recorded 379,051 coronavirus cases and 4,142 deaths.