Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in isolation following a COVID-19 positive case

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in isolation following a COVID-19 positive case
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in isolation following a COVID-19 positive case

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in isolation following a COVID-19 positive case: The Juventus squad has been forced to isolate after Tunisian midfielder Hamza Rafia tested positive for COVID-19, the Italian club announced on Thursday.

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“In compliance with the legislation and in agreement with the local health authority, the team group has entered into fiduciary isolation as of today,” the club said in a statement.

People testing negative could carry out regular training and match activities, but would not be allowed contact outside the group, it added.

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Rafia, a 22-year-old Tunisia international, has made one senior appearance for Juventus since arriving from Olympique Lyonnais in July 2019.

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in isolation following a COVID-19 positive case

Massimiliano Allegri’s side are scheduled to face Monza in a friendly on Saturday July 31, before taking on Barcelona at the Camp Nou in their final pre-season match on Aug. 8.

Juve’s bid to reclaim the Serie A title from Inter Milan starts with a trip to Udinese on Aug. 22.

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