Real Madrid players, Eden Hazard and Casemiro have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Naija News reports that the Spanish club disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, November 7, saying that the coronavirus tests of the players were undertaken on Friday.
According to the La Liga leaders, the rest of the first-team players and coaching staff, as well as the club employees who work directly with the squad, tested negative for the disease.
The Spanish giants said all the players apart from Casemiro and Hazard, tested negative again in the antigen tests taken Saturday morning.
“Real Madrid C.F. informs that our players, Casemiro and Eden Hazard, have tested positive in the COVID-19 tests undertaken yesterday, Friday, in the morning,” the statement said.
“All of the other first-team players and coaching staff, as well as the club employees who work directly with the squad tested negative in yesterday’s tests.
“Meanwhile, all of them, apart from Casemiro and Hazard, once again tested negative in the antigen tests taken this morning.”