German Bundesliga Club Side FC Köln Confirms That Three People At The Club Have Tested Positive To Coronavirus.

German club side, FC Köln have announced this evening that three 'people' have tested positive to Coronavirus at the club after the entire players, coaching team and backroom staff were tested on Thursday.

FC Köln’s have recently been having group training sessions since April 6th, but the group training has been in accordance to the hygiene and infection control measures, as they await the potential return of the league later this month.

The Bundesliga club also stated that the group training will continue as planned, because the three people who tested positive to COVID_19, and are yet to be symptom-free will now be on a 14-day quarantine period.

"The prerequisite for this is that the relevant group of people are tested further, as stated for in the medical concept of the “Taskforce Sports Medicine/Special Game Operation” from the DFL,” read a statement on the club’s website.

FC Köln sporting director Horst Heldt also said: 
“The health and private sphere of players and staff have priority above all else. The previous measures, as well as the strategy of regular tests, have proven themselves so that we can now react with individual solutions.”

FC Koln only returned to Bundesliga this season following a shocking relegation to the division two in 2018, and are currently sitting 10th in the Bundesliga table with 32 points, after 25 matches.

They are five points adrift 6th place Schalke who has the last qualification spot for an European competition next season before the league was halted due to the global health crisis.

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