Coronavirus is now a pandemic that is proliferating among people and the world leaders, including the junior health minister, Nardine Dorries in the UK and now Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager.
It has been reported that Mikel Arteta has now been diagnosed with Covid-19. As a result of this, the match against Brighton on Saturday had been postponed. The gunners have closed their training ground to prevent any spread.
All those who have come in contact with Arteta will now self-isolate.
Arsenal and Brighton
Arsenal was due to face Brighton in the premier league at Amex Stadium on Saturday the 14th of March 2020, but this is cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak that is pandemic. A statement was released by Brighton.
The managing director Vinai Venkatesham stated that the health of people and the wider public remains the priority and focus.
Before postponing the match with Brighton, Arsenal’s premier league match with Manchester City on Wednesday was also postponed due to precautionary measures after Olympiakos owner, Evangelos Marinakis was diagnosed with coronavirus.
So many Gunners players went into self-isolation after Marinakis met a huge number of players; gunners hosted the Greek side Europa league two weeks ago?
Coronavirus in the UK, Nigerian, and other countries
Coronavirus soars to 798 in the UK, leaving 10 people dead.
“The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has jumped in the last 24 hours by 189 to 1,016, a rise of 23 percent, the country’s Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday.
The total number of cases in Italy, the European country hardest hit by the virus, rose to 15,113 from a previous 12,462, an increase of 21.7 percent” Source Aljazeera.
Nigeria has 2 cases of which both are now clear. The first man with coronavirus in Nigeria was an Italian man from Milan.
The cases of coronavirus in the united states of America has reached 1,600.
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