- Jorge Jesus has been tested positive to deadly coronavirus
- The Flamengo gaffer contracted the virus on Monday, March 16
- Jesus has been coaching Flamengo since last year
Brazilian football side Flamengo have confirmed that their manager Jorge Jesus has contracted the deadly coronavirus which has been a major threat for all humans on earth.
The former Benfica gaffer was said to have shown some symptoms on Monday, March 16, before he was taken to the hospital where he was tested positive to the virus.
According to the report on Daily Mail, all the players and staffs were also forced to go for test, but there was no news of any carrying the disease.
Jorge Jesus has been the coach of Flamengo since last year and out of the 43 games the club have played so far under him, 32 ties have been won.
He had also coached Portuguese side Spotting Lisbon and Braga before being appointed as the coach of Flamengo.
Coronavirus has been a serious headache and concern for everybody in the world considering the level of its operation.
Virtually all the Leagues in Europe have been suspended because of the virus with April the proposed date for the resumption.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has been tested positive and also Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how entire football fraternities have been thrown into mourning and serious confusion following the death of Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia who died after contracting coronavirus.
The 21-year-old Spaniard is said to have been working with Portada Alta which is a club in Malaga since three years ago before he died untimely.
According to the report on UK Sun, Garcia was first diagnosed of leukemia and was rushed to the hospital before the symptoms of coronavirus came.
He is now the first youngest victim of the deadly coronavirus which has been troubling the planet earth since December 2019.
Since the outbreak of the disease, almost 300 people are reported to have died in Spain with many still battling for survival in the hospital.
Premier League games have also been postponed till next month because of this deadly virus and there are even talks that the season may have ended.
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