Through a statement, River Plate reported that, after the samples obtained during the day on Friday, there was a test that came back with a positive result.
According to the Millionaire’s communication, the player who contracted the virus is Ezequiel Centurión, an archer from the Reserve and who had been summoned by Gallardo to train with the former at the restart of activities. They also indicated that the player is symptom-free and isolated.
In addition, the club confirmed that of the 25 players who were tested, only Centurión’s case tested positive, being the only one on the team.
“On Friday, August 7, with the aim of resuming training, the soccer players and coaching staff of the professional team carried out the PCR studies for COVID-19. In this first round, a positive and asymptomatic case was detected in the player Ezequiel Centurión.
River Plate informs that it will take the measures of containment and isolation of the goalkeeper, in order to overcome this health situation until its respective negativization and subsequent inclusion in the training group. “