ARSENAL star Mohamed Elneny has examined constructive for coronavirus, his agent has confirmed.
The midfielder follows Egypt team-mate and fellow Premier League ace Mohamed Salah in returning a positive result for Covid-19 whereas on worldwide obligation.
Arsenal star Mohamed Elneny has examined constructive for coronavirusCredit score: EPA
The Egyptian FA confirmed that Elneny examined constructive for coronavirus after arriving with the crew in Togo.
The 28-year-old, who has since returned to Cairo, had beforehand returned unfavorable exams whereas away with the Pharaohs.
In the meantime, Liverpool celebrity Salah shouldn’t be affected by any signs and the attacker might return to England later this week.
Hossam Hosny, Egyptian Ministry of Well being’s head of the COVID-19 committee, mentioned: “Salah is at present in El-Gouna to finish his quarantine and he’ll conduct one other PCR check on Thursday.
“And I anticipate that his outcome will likely be unfavorable as a result of till now, the participant hasn’t proven any signs.
“Like all Egyptian citizen, Salah underwent all wanted medical scans and exams that confirmed he’s not affected by any signs and he’s now following medical protocol with self-isolation.
“Liverpool are speaking with us to examine on Salah, and their medical employees have agreed that he’ll journey to El-Gouna.
“And Salah can return to England if his check outcome on Thursday is unfavorable.”
Mohamed Salah might return to Liverpool this week if he returns a unfavorable outcomeCredit score: Reuters
The information follows the Premier League’s announcement that they’ve had a 400 per cent enhance in constructive coronavirus exams over the past week.
A worrying 16 returned constructive outcomes over the past seven days, despite the fact that the variety of these being examined was 25 per cent fewer than ordinary.
The worldwide break meant round 400 gamers and employees who’re normally a part of the testing programme weren’t included this time round.
So the sharp enhance in Covid-19 victims, up from simply 4 the earlier week, will likely be a significant concern to golf equipment and league bosses.
And worryingly, these constructive circumstances don’t embrace any stars who’ve been discovered to have contracted the illness whereas on worldwide obligation.
Simply 1,207 people supplied samples within the week up till final Sunday, down from 1,646 the week earlier than.
A Premier League assertion mentioned: “The Premier League can in the present day affirm that between Monday 9 November and Sunday 15 November, 1,207 gamers and Membership employees have been examined for COVID-19. Of those, there have been 16 new constructive exams.
“Gamers or Membership employees who’ve examined constructive will self-isolate for a interval of ten days.
“The Premier League is offering this aggregated info for the needs of competitors integrity and transparency.
“No particular particulars as to Golf equipment or people will likely be supplied by the League and outcomes will likely be made public after every spherical of testing.”
Uruguay have confirmed that striker Luis Suarez and goalkeeper Rodrigo Munoz had examined constructive forward of Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier to rivals Brazil.