- Paulo Dybala and his girlfriend are doing well after contracting the dreaded coronavirus
- The Juventus star posted on social media saying they are fine
- Italy is now the epicentre of the rampaging infection
Paulo Dybala, Juventus star, has said he is doing fine after it was confirmed he's carrying dreaded coronavirus on Saturday, March 21, alongside his girlfriend who also tested positive for the ravaging epidemic, SunSport reports.
The 26-year-old who has been in quarantine has now given an update saying he and his girlfriend are in good condition.
Dybala in a lengthy post he shared with his girlfriend smiling in the picture said “we are fine”; to the delight of his followers who poured torrents of comments to wish them speedy recovery.
“We are fine,” he wrote in a post which attracted over 1.5 million likes within just one hour.
And fans replied: “Get well, champ,” one said. Another commented: “Yes, Paulo.”
While a third simply added: “Good stuff.”
Italy is now the worst hit country with the global pandemic with 7,503 dead of the over 70,000 confirmed cases in the country.
The number of confirmed cases across the globe is reaching 500,000 while close to 22,000 have died from the rampaging epidemic.
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Victor Moses is said to have left Italy alongside six other Inter Milan players after their compulsory 14-day self-quarantine following the suspension of the Serie A, Italian outlet L’Eqipe reports, cited in Complete Sports.
Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in Italy as the country’s death toll from the epidemic goes beyond a record 7,000 with over 70,000 confirmed cases.
Inter players were forced into self-isolation after Juventus’ defender Daniele Rugani tested positive for the dreaded disease, barely 24 hours after both teams had faced off behind closed doors.
Moses who has retired from the national team is on loan to Inter from Chelsea and it was reported that he returned to his base alongside Diego Godin, Ashley Young, Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Dybala’s team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and super-agent Jorge Mendes are reportedly set to join forces in a bid to help fight the dreaded coronavirus in Portugal, SunSport reports.
The Juventus striker’s agent Mendes has made a donated heavily by purchasing vital medical items for the Sao Joao hospital in Portugal. It was reported that the super-agent bought 200,000 gowns and three ventilators for the hospital located in the Portuguese capital Porto.
The country’s National Institute of Medical Emergency (INEM) field tent was specially set up at the location to help fight the dreaded disease.
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