13th November 2020: Football player Mohamed Salah has tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Egypt.
The Egyptian Football Federation said on Friday that Liverpool striker Salah, 28, returned positive but is not showing any symptoms. They added that the other members of the team had tested negative.
Mohamed Salah tested positive for the coronavirus on the eve of Egypt’s Africa Cups of Nations qualifier against Togo, the Egyptian Football Association said.
“The medical swab conducted on the mission of our first national football team showed that our international player, Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool star, was infected with the coronavirus after his test came back positive,” the EFA said in a statement on its Facebook page.
“The player does not suffer from any symptoms. The other members of the team tested negative. Salah underwent the medical protocol after the team’s doctor coordinated with his English club. In addition to his isolation inside his room and also isolating all his contacts.” The EFA said that Salah will undergo further checks in the coming hours.
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