Juventus have ‘precautionarily decided to temporarily suspend the activity of the youth sector’ following some cases of Covid-19 among their academy players.
“Following the confirmation of some cases of Covid -19 in some teams of the Youth Sector, Juventus announce that it was precautionarily decided to temporarily suspend the activity of the male and female youth sector,” Juventus’ official announcement reads.
“The positive cases and their close contacts have been placed into fiduciary isolation in compliance with current legislation.”
Juventus also confirmed a new case of Covid in their Under 23 squad.
“Juventus Football Club announce that, during the checks provided for by the protocol in force, another member of the U23 team emerged positive with Covid-19 today: this is the footballer Alessandro Di Pardo,” the statement reads.
Their Under 23 squad had already had nine confirmed cases of Covid: the coach Lamberto Zauli, five players and three members of the staff.