COVID-19: Italian Serie A to commence training May 18

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COVID-19: Italian Serie A to commence training May 18

COVID-19: Italian Serie A to commence training May 18

Giuseppe Conte, who’s the Italian Prime Minister, has made an announcement that teams from professional sports can commence training in the country from Monday, May 18.

This was made known on Sunday by the Prime Minister and will be a huge relief for players like Cristiano Ronaldo and other players plying their trade in Serie A.

 Football action in Italy especially the Serie A was suspended since March 9, when the ordered for an immediate nationwide lockdown.

The first case in Italy was recorded on February 20 and 26,644 people have since died with conditions related to or made worse by the coronavirus.

A total of Twelve rounds remain in Serie A, plus four other games that were postponed from the 25th round. The Italian Cup was suspended after the first leg of the semi-finals.

With the latest move, this means that the Serie A could resume playing games in June, though Conte said a decision on that will not be made until a later date.

Ahead of the planned resumption of training, it is being said that players will also be regularly tested both with swabs and blood tests to ensure that if someone does become infected, it is spotted early and the person is isolated.

COVID-19: Italian Serie A to commence training May 18

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