Health, Sports, Latest on coronavirus outbreak

2 Turkish football referees contract coronavirus

Referees, who tested positive for COVID-19, showed no symptoms but taken into quarantine, Turkish football body says

Can Erozden   | 22.10.2020
2 Turkish football referees contract coronavirus

ANKARA

Two Turkish football referees tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the country's football body said on Thursday.

In a statement, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said two referees -- including a high ranking referee -- tested positive for COVID-19.

The tests were conducted on Tuesday.

It added that the positive cases were asymptomatic but were taken into quarantine.

The duo will be isolated for 14 days and their treatments have begun.

Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.