COVID-19 positive

  • Momota Covid-19 positive, Japan pull out of Thailand tournaments
    Bangkok, January 3 (IANS): Japan have withdrawn their singles and doubles players who were on their way to Thailand for the two Thailand Open Super 1000 tournaments after men's singles world no 1 Kento Momota tested positive for Covid-19. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a statement that Momota had undergone a mandatory RT-PCR test along with the rest of the team at the Narita Airport in Tokyo en route to Thailand capital Bangkok. The squad was set to leave for the c
  • Brazil's Marta tests positive for COVID-19, withdrawn from squad
    (Reuters): Brazil's six-times world player of the year Marta has tested positive for COVID-19, the country's soccer governing body (CBF) said on Saturday. Marta, 34, has been withdrawn from the national team that is set to face Ecuador in two friendly matches at home on Nov. 27 and Dec. 1. The CBF did not give any details about the forward's condition but they have informed her club, Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League, saying they would provi
  • Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19, says spokesman
    WASHINGTON, November 21 (Reuters): Donald Trump Jr., the son of U.S. President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 this week, although he is experiencing no symptoms, according to his spokesman. Trump Jr. tested positive at the start of the week and has been "quarantining at his cabin since the result," the spokesman said. "He's been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines," he said.
  • Egypt's Salah, Elneny test positive for COVID-19 again
    (Reuters): Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny have returned another positive test for COVID-19, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said on Wednesday. Salah had previously tested positive for the coronavirus last Friday, on the eve of Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo, while Elneny tested positive three days later. Salah, who is the joint leading scorer in the Premier League this season with eight goals, will miss
  • Soccer: Coach Sampaoli among nine at Atletico Mineiro to test COVID-19 positive
    (Reuters): Brazil's Serie A leaders Atletico Mineiro on Monday confirmed nine COVID-19 positive cases at the club, including their Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli. Those who tested positive among the technical staff include Sampaoli's assistants, fitness coaches, goalkeeping coach and the club's communications director. Gabriel was the only player to test positive. The club said those who tested positive were either asymptomatic or had mild symptoms, and all ar
  • State Civil Sectt complex cordoned off after detection of COVID-19 cases
    Kohima, November 15 (MExN): The Nagaland Civil Secretariat Office Complex, Kohima has been declared as a sealed area from November 16 to 17 in view of the detection of a number of COVID-19 positive cases. According to a notification from the Additional Deputy Commissioner Kohima Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa, the secretariat has been sealed for a period of 48 hours as per the guidelines on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings issued by the Ministry o
  • Leeds forward Rodrigo tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Palace clash
    (Reuters): Leeds United forward Rodrigo has tested positive for COVID-19 after coming in contact with an infected family member, the Spain international confirmed on Tuesday. Rodrigo was not part of the Leeds squad for Monday's 4-1 Premier League defeat to Leicester City because he was isolating after close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case. The 29-year-old has now confirmed he has contracted the coronavirus and will miss Leeds' trip to Crystal Palace on Saturda
  • Eleven Ajax players test positive for COVID-19, says RTL
    AMSTERDAM, November 2 (Reuters): Ajax Amsterdam could be without several key players after 11 squad members tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League clash at Midtjylland, broadcaster RTL reported. Ajax travelled to Denmark on Monday with only 17 players, listed in the squad on their website. The club would not release the names of players with the virus due to privacy rules. Skipper Dusan Tadic, goalkeeper Andre Onana and midfielders Davy Klaass
  • World No. 2 Simona Halep tests positive for COVID-19
    (Reuters): World number two Simona Halep tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is recovering well from her mild symptoms. "Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19," the 29-year-old Romanian said on Twitter on Saturday. "I am self-isolating at home and am recovering well from mild symptoms. "I feel good ... we will get through this together." The former world number one did not travel to New York for this y
  • Polish President Duda infected with coronavirus; Swiatek goes into quarantine
    WARSAW, October 24 (Reuters): Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus and is subject to quarantine but is feeling good, officials announced on Saturday, as the country imposed fresh restrictions to try to stem a surge in the disease. "The president yesterday was tested for the presence of coronavirus. The result turned out to be positive. The president is fine. We are in constant contact with the relevant medical services," presidential minis
  • Scott withdraws from Zozo after testing positive for COVID-19
    (Reuters): Australian Adam Scott has withdrawn from the Zozo Championship after testing positive for COVID-19, the PGA Tour said on Wednesday. Scott, the winner of 14 PGA Tour titles, last competed in September's U.S. Open and was expected to be among the biggest names at the tournament, which was relocated to Thousand Oaks, California, due to the pandemic. "While it’s difficult news to receive – as I really looked forward to playing this week – my
  • Both Strolls tested positive for COVID-19 after Eifel GP
    LONDON, October 22 (Reuters): Racing Point defended their actions on Wednesday after it emerged that Canadian Formula One driver Lance Stroll and team-owner father Lawrence tested positive for COVID-19 following this month's Eifel Grand Prix. Stroll junior, who left the Nuerburgring before the Oct. 11 race after flu-like symptoms and an upset stomach, said on social media he was now clear and ready to compete in Portugal this weekend. A team spokesman said Lawrence, who
  • COVID-19 case confirmed in pope's Vatican residence
    VATICAN CITY, October 17 (Reuters): A man living in the same Vatican residence as Pope Francis has tested positive for COVID-19 and gone into isolation, the Vatican said on Saturday. The man, who was not identified and did not have symptoms of the illness, left the Santa Marta residence and went into isolation along with others with whom he had had direct contact, a statement said. Someone else living in the residence - which has about 130 rooms and suites - tested positive
  • Young becomes sixth Inter play to test positive for COVID-19
    MILAN, October 11 (Reuters): Inter Milan's Ashley Young has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said on Sunday, becoming the sixth member of their squad to be infected in the last week. Inter said in a statement that the Englishman, who plays as a full back or winger, was in quarantine at home. Midfielders Roberto Gagliardini and Radja Nainggolan also returned positive results from tests carried out at Inter's training ground this week. Defenders Alessa
  • Yates's positive coronavirus test casts shadow on Giro d'Italia
    GIOVINAZZO, Italy, October 10 (Reuters): The Giro d'Italia was thrown into turmoil when Briton Simon Yates pulled out on Saturday after testing positive for the new coronavirus one week into the three-week race. Yates, one of the pre-race favourites, returned two positive test following Friday's seventh stage after displaying "a very mild" fever during a routine check, his Mitchelton-Scott team said. The rest of the team subsequently underwent tests and all
  • Inter defender Bastoni tests positive for COVID-19
    MILAN, October 8 (Reuters): Inter Milan have confirmed that defender Alessandro Bastoni has tested positive for COVID-19 while training with Italy's under-21 team. "The Nerazzurri defender is totally asymptomatic and will self-isolate as required by hygiene protocols," said Inter in a statement. The Italian football federation said on Wednesday that two members of the under-21 squad had tested positive without naming them. It said that the rest of the squad were re-
  • Salzburg report three COVID-19 cases after Champions League match
    VIENNA, October 4 (Reuters): Austrian side Salzburg have ordered a "team quarantine" and barred their players from taking part in national team matches over the next two weeks after three of them tested positive for COVID-19. Salzburg said in a statement on Sunday that the positive results showed up in the first round of tests carried out after they faced Israeli side Maccabi Tel Aviv in a Champions League playoff match on Wednesday. The club did not name the playe
  • Messages for sick Trump split between "get well" and "told you so"
    Reuters Get well messages for U.S. President Donald Trump poured in from foreign capitals on Friday after he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, but some had little sympathy for a leader whose response to the pandemic has been widely criticised. Trump, who might be voted out of office on Nov. 3, denies accusations that he downplayed the severity of the outbreak as the world's most powerful nation also became the worst hit, accounting for around 20% of a global d
  • 123 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Dimapur, September 30 (MExN): 123 COVID-19 positive cases were detected on Wednesday, taking the State’s tally to 6163. According to the daily briefing on COVID-10 by the Principal Secretary Home, out of the 123 cases, 68 were in Mon, 37 in Dimapur, 16 in Kohima, and 2 in Tuensang. Meanwhile, the total recoveries so far are 5,020, it added. The active cases are 1,075, out of which 1,038 cases are asymptomatic, 33 are mild cases and 4 active cases are moderate, according to
  • Liverpool's Thiago tests positive for COVID-19
    (Reuters): Liverpool's new midfield signing Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating with minor symptoms, the Premier League champions said on Tuesday. The Spaniard, who joined from Bayern Munich earlier this month and made his debut in their 2-0 win over Chelsea, was ruled out of their next two games after missing Monday's 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Anfield. "It is the choice of each individual whether they reveal publicly the ou