Today, March 27, the coronavirus has infected at least 151 of the athlete and people associated with the sport. Most of them Spaniards and Italians.
Contracted – 151 (33 – Spain, 29 – Italy, 14 – UK, 9 – USA 8 – Germany 6 – Russia 5 – France, 4 – Brazil 3 – Argentina, 3 — Turkey, 2 Iran, 2 – Poland, 2 – South Korea 2 Portugal 1 Australia, 1 Denmark, 1 Greece, 1 – Colombia, 1 – Serbia, 1 – Gambia, 1 – Sweden, 1 Norway, 1 – Estonia, 1 – Finland, 1 – Japan, 1 — Paraguay 1 China, 1 Mexico, 1 — Belgium; nationality other cases not specified).
Sports: 107 – football, 22 basketball, 6 – Cycling, 4 – hockey, 2 – F1, 2 — box, 1 – tennis, 1 – ski race, 1 – athletics, 1 volleyball court, 1 handball, 1 — e-sports 2 – sports journalists.
Died – 10 (5 from Spain, 2 – Iran, 1 – Portugal 1 — Italy 1 — Netherlands), 7 – soccer 1 — Cycling 2 – journalists.
Recovered – 15.
The first case of infection with coronavirus in professional football was recorded in Italy on 27 February. Then it was reported that the infection found the player of the Series C.
The first deceased player was the 23-year-old Iranian Ilham Sheikhs. The news of her passing came on February 28.
On 1 March it became known about the first infected with the coronavirus in Russia. He was an employee of the RFU, player-Amateur David Berov, which soon recovered.
Center Utah jazz Rudy Gobert became the first contracted NBA player. The infection from him, picked up Donovan Mitchell. Soon it was announced about the suspension of the NBA championship.
On 11 March it was announced the infection of a football player, Juventus Daniele Abuse. March 17 became infected and his teammate Blaise Matuidi. March 21 Juventus striker Paolo Dibala said that he and his girlfriend was also infected.
On 12 March came the news that infected three players “Leicester city”, whose names were not announced by the club. On the same day it became known that the coronavirus has infected forward “Sampdoria” Manolo Gabbiadini.
On March 13 it was revealed contamination of the striker “Chelsea” Callum Hudson-Odoi. He quickly went on the amendment.
On 15 March, the virus has reached Valencia. First caught Ezequiel Garay, and then a few more team members. On 17 March it was announced the number of new infected people in the club. The names of the players are not known, but definitely not among them Denis Cheryshev.
16 Mar died two coaches from Spain and Iran. March 17, died masseur mário Verissimo, who was a friend of the head coach of Flamengo Jorge Jesus. The Jesus discovered coronavirus.
18 Mar coronavirus diagnosed forward “Brooklyn nets” Kevin Durant.
The first case of HIV in the NHL was fixed on March 18. Player name “Ottawa” is still kept secret. Rumor has it that it could be Nikita Zaitsev.
On 20 March it became known that the coronavirus has passed two Spanish sports journalist. On the same day it was recorded infection by the coronavirus striker English “West Bromwich” Charles Austin.
21 Mar coronavirus infection have been identified in the technical Director of “Milan” Paolo Maldini and his son, the football player of the Italian team Daniel. On the same day at the age of 76 years from COVID-19 died, the former President of real Madrid Lorenzo Sanz.
On 23 March it became known that the coronavirus has infected another former the real Madrid President Fernando Martin Alvarez. 72-year-old businessman was immediately taken to the NICU.
On 23 March it became known about the death of former goalkeeper and coach “Hispaniola” Benito Hoanga. He died on 84-m to year of life, the former athlete had previously discovered coronavirus.
On the same day coronavirus was detected in head coach of the Turkish “Galatasaray” Fatih Terim. An expert said that the tests gave positive results, but he feels fine.
On 24 March it became known that he contracted the coronavirus, former midfielder of “Zenit” Maxim Astafiev, which now stands for “Leningrad”.
March 25 about the infection said the midfielder Sampdoria Edgar Barreto.
The first player with the coronavirus has become the representative of Brazil Thiago seyboth the wild. It happened on March 25.
March 25, player of Team Liquid at the Apex Legends Brenden Casper Marino became the first players infected with coronavirus.
26 March it became known about the two deaths, triggered by coronavirus: died, the former Italian cyclist Danilo Barozzi and former President of “Vitesse” Kees Bakker.
26 Mar “Girona” announced that one of the players of the club contracted the coronavirus. The player’s name not reported.
On 26 March the General Director “Brighton and Hove Albion” Paul Barber said that one of the players was infected by a coronavirus. As in the case of Girona, the club chose to keep secret the identity of the infected athlete.
March 26 confirmed positive test result for coronavirus in the club NHL “Colorado avalanche”. The name of the hockey player has not been disclosed.