Serie A on the brink of shutdown after Covid-19 cases grow, with 14 positive tests at Genoa
Reports in Italy suggest Serie A could be suspended for two weeks in a bid to control growing numbers of Covid-19 cases. The news comes after 14 Genoa players tested positive for the virus on Sunday while AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has also tested positive.
People await their turn to carry the coronavirus test in Padova, Italy, on February 24, 2020. More than 220 people were infected by Covid-19 in Italy, with 6 people deaths. Italy is at the third place in the world ranking as infected countries, after Chin
Serie A could reportedly be facing a two-week suspension as the government looks to control the rising numbers of Covid-19 cases in the league.
Genoa revealed that 14 players tested positive for the virus after their defeat by Napoli on Sunday. They will now have to self-isolate until their test results prove negative. According to reports, so too will the Napoli team who faced them.