BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Purple Star Belgrade CEO Zvezdan Terzic mentioned Friday he has examined constructive for the coronavirus, days after the Serbian soccer champion performed matches in entrance of hundreds of followers regardless of the pandemic.
“On Saturday earlier than the title celebration, I bought examined and I used to be damaging. Nonetheless, the final two days I had a fever and yesterday I bought examined once more, which confirmed that I used to be constructive,” Terzic mentioned in an announcement.
5 Purple Star gamers earlier this week examined constructive for COVID-19 within the wake of their title triumph and a semifinal league cup match in opposition to rival Partizan.
Serbian well being officers lifted most lockdown measures in Could, permitting giant gatherings the place social distancing or sporting masks aren’t compulsory.
Serbia, together with the remainder of the Balkans, is presently experiencing a peak in confirmed coronavirus circumstances.
Serbia’s top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic and three different gamers have been confirmed contaminated with the virus after enjoying in entrance of hundreds of spectators on the occasions he hosted in Belgrade and within the Croatian Adriatic resort of Zadar.
Djokovic’s coach Goran Ivanisevic on Friday confirmed he has additionally examined constructive.
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