Virus crisis latest: First coronvirus cases at Barcelona

Barcelona's head of medical services and the handball medic have both been hospitalised

El Barça pone a disposición de la Generalitat sus instalaciones si fueran necesarias | EFE

Barcelona’s head of medical services, Ramon Canal, is the first known case of coronavirus at the club, according to La Vanguardia. The medic of the handball team Josep Antoni Gutierrez is also affected by the virus. Both are in hospital to treat the effects of the virus.

Barcelona players are safe quarantined at home like the rest of the population for the quarantine extended to four weeks.

The sports stars are doing their individual work at home, with Luis Suarez pictured on his instagram account getting back to full health.

Doctor Canal (born 1961) arrived at the club in 2006 after three years with the Catalan government. Gutierrez (born 1956) arrived in 1993 and has stayed ever since.



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