Coronavirus: Juventus Stars Matuidi & Rugani Recover From Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Juventus Stars Matuidi & Rugani Recover From Coronavirus

France international midfielder Matuidi confirmed he had been tested positive with the virus on March 18, shortly after it was disclosed that Italian defender Rugani had contracted COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Juventus Stars Matuidi & Rugani Recover From Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Juventus Stars Matuidi & Rugani Recover From Coronavirus.

The Serie A club said both players had undergone swab tests that had come back clean, meaning they have tested Negative and they don’t need to self isolate.

A club statement read:

“Rugani and Matuidi underwent, as per protocol, a double-check with diagnostic tests (swabs) for the coronavirus. The tests came back with negative results. The players have, therefore, recovered and are no longer subjected to the home isolation regime.”

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Matuidi had previously announced via Instagram that he had tested positive for the virus, although he had not shown any symptoms.

He wrote:

“I am an asymptomatic carrier of the virus, aware of the privilege of being a professional footballer and as such benefit from regular and excellent medical monitoring. If it weren’t, I probably never would have known.”

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