Juventus players recover from coronavirus

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Juventus announced on Wednesday that defender Daniele Rugani and midfielder Blaise Matuidi have both made full recoveries from coronavirus.

Rugani tested positive on March 12, with Matuidi following suit under a week later, but Juventus have confirmed that the players underwent swab tests for the virus that had come back negative.

Juventus released the following statement: “Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi underwent, as per protocol, a double check with diagnostic tests (swabs) for the coronavirus-COVID 19. The tests came back with negative results. The players have, therefore, recovered and are no longer subjected to the home isolation regime.”

Series A has been suspended since March 9 and players from several clubs have tested positive for the virus. There are 12 matchdays still to play, plus several outstanding matches.