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  • Updated: Oct 27, 2020

FIFA President, Infantino Tests Positive For COVID-19

FIFA President, Infantino Tests Positive For COVID-19

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19 as the Swiss-Italian national is on self-isolation showing mild symptoms of the virus.

Gianni Infantino 50, is in advanced age which the virus possesses more threat to than the average age of footballers who recently have been reported to be infected.

AllNews understands that the football chief has shown mild symptoms like every other latest report and will continue to self-isolate for the 14-day period.

FIFA says that they will also contact other individuals who have been in contact with the president in the past few days including family, friends and co-workers.

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A statement read: "FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The FIFA President, who has reported mild symptoms, has immediately placed himself in self-isolation and will remain in quarantine at least for 10 days.

"All people who came into contact with the FIFA President during the last few days have been informed accordingly and they are being requested to take the necessary steps."


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