Midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso is infected with the new coronavirus (covid-19). The player tested positive in the exams carried out after the defeat of last Monday (28), against Coritiba, by 4 to 0, in Rio de Janeiro, for the 12th round of Serie A of the Brazilian Championship. The club reported that the athlete is isolated and fulfilling the quarantine.
INFORMATION: Midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso tested positive for Covid-19. The players were subjected to the test after the victory against Coritiba. The athlete is already isolated and fulfilling the quarantine.
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Ganso is the tenth player of Fluminense away by covid-19, being the sixth of the main team. In the tests carried out last Friday (25), the side Calegari, defender Luccas Claro, midfielder Miguel and strikers Luiz Henrique and Marcos Paulo were diagnosed with the virus. In addition to them, four other athletes from the under-23 team (defender Luan and defensive midfielders André, Nascimento and Martinelli) also tested positive for covid-19.
Of the squad, midfielder Nenê and strikers Wellington Silva and Fred had already been infected at another time. Shirt 9, the most recent case, returned to the pitch just on Monday (28), after two weeks away, in recovery. Amid the embezzlement, Tricolor will return to the field next Sunday (4), against Botafogo, at 11am (Brasília time), at the Nilton Santos stadium, for the 13th round of the Brasileirão.