Athletico Madrid Defender Renan Lodi, has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus following squad wide tests
Diego Simeone and his players returned to the club’s training ground after lockdown measures in Spain were relaxed Monday.
All players and staff, who arrived in gloves and masks for the medical exams, were tested for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and reports suggest that Lodi has tested positive.
The report goes on to add that nine of the 22-year-old Brazilian defender’s team-mates have been found to be
immune from the virus.
Immunity from the virus suggests that the nine unnamed players have the necessary antibodies, potentially having had and overcome the virus to combat COVID-19.
La Liga have already said they are anticipating at least 30 cases of players testing positive for coronavirus, But they are determined that this will not deter them from aiming to restart the season in June.