The Xeneize delegation underwent a new test after the positive of the goalkeeper, who was isolated. The COE will make a decision on the Copa Libertadores match when the results are known.
Boca is on alert after knowing that Esteban Andrada tested positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Ecuador, where the Xeneize this Tuesday will be measured with Barcelona by Liberators cup. Juan Zapata, president of the Emergency Operations Committee, explained in TyC Sports what a medical brigade went to the hotel to swab the entire delegation and, once they know the results, make a decision on whether or not the match is played.
“Indeed, (Andrada) is a positive case. A medical brigade will move to the hotel and Depending on the exams that address those tests, the COE will make the party’s decision “, Zapata expressed in dialogue with High pressure.
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“In Ecuador we are in a state of exception, with a curfew, confined by the health crisis, which is very complex. We have been very consistent with football and its protocols. waiting for the report that the Ministry of Public Health gives us and I will call the COE to make a decision “he added. In turn, he recalled the antecedent of the duel between Independiente del Valle and Gremio.
After the appearance of some positive cases in the Brazilian squad, the Ecuadorian authorities decided to suspend the match, which was played in Paraguay. “In the case of Gremio, when they arrived they all gave negative tests. When they got here, they gave two players, then one more was confirmed. That is why it was suspended. “
In addition, Juan Zapata assured that “The complicated thing would be if there are more positive cases” within the Boca campus. “The players come in a single charter, they share spaces where they lower their guard in terms of security level in training”, He said. And he made it clear: “A player who tests positive becomes a patient of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Health and I will have to summon the national COE to decide what would be the position regarding this match. We have enough time.”
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Luis Chionillo, Governor of Guayas, spoke in Player 23 and confirmed that the COE will be in charge of defining whether the match will be played or not, according to what happens with the tests carried out tonight.
“We activate the protocols due to a suspicion that there is one of the players”, Chionillo explained and stated that they did “PCR to the 52 members of the team that has come as a visitor.”
“We hope in about six hours to have the results to rule out any kind of suspicion”, declared the ruler and added: “It will be made known to the national COE and they will make the decision whether or not to play the football game.”
“A state of exception is under presidential decree, today the purpose is to contain the increase in coronavirus cases”Chionillo closed in dialogue with the press.
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