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Mazatlán FC registers COVID-19 outbreak

Several Mexican soccer teams have detected COVID-19 cases among its players and staff

Mexico’s Mazatlán FC registers coronavirus outbreak
Mexico's first division soccer will resume play on July - Photo: File photo/EL UNIVERSAL
English 16/06/2020 15:17 Universal Deportes Mexico City Actualizada 15:21
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Mexico’s Mazatlán FC has joined the list of  Liga MX soccer teams with COVID-19 cases.

On Sunday, the club released a statement to inform the results of its medical tests for the new virus.

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“According to the protocols established prior to matches, the Club ran 51 tests to detect COVID-19 among its players, coaching body, and staff.

Just one of the members of the coaching staff tested positive and is asymptomatic. As established by the Liga MX and the Health Ministry protocols, this person is in confinement and under observation.”

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Mexican soccer was suspended on March 15 and after a couple of weeks, the Clausura tournament was canceled, although the top 2 teams, Cruz Azul and León, received tickets to play at the CONCACAF’s Champions League 2020.

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