Football

10 May 2020, 21h00

Sport Lisboa e Benfica reports that a positive case was detected in the Covid-19 diagnostic tests carried out at the Benfica Campus last Friday, May 8, to the entire squad, Coaching Team and Professional Football Staff, as well as to service providers who have direct contact with them.

The player is David Tavares, who was immediately subject to a counter-analysis carried out this morning, Sunday, which confirmed the initial result. The athlete is well, asymptomatic, and fulfilling isolation in the conditions contemplated in the predefined contingency plan, following the DGS norms and counting on the full support of the Club.

It is also informed that, according to indications from the Medical Department, in close collaboration with the Medical Direction of Unilabs Portugal, all Players, Coaching Team, Staff and service providers who have direct contact with Professional Football will be subject to further testing in the coming days.

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Last update: Monday, May 11, 2020

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