Covid outbreak in Tottenham postpone match against Raines

Covid outbreak in Tottenham postpone match against Raines

The game between Tottenham and Raines, which will be played in London this Thursday (09), for the 6th round of the Conference League group stage, has been officially postponed. The reason is the boom of Kovid-19 through which the English club is going through. Tottenham themselves confirmed this in an official statement on the social network. The rescheduling of the game and Tottenham’s sequel to the season are not yet fully defined.

According to the “Daily Mail”, the number of Covid-19 cases in Tottenham rose from eight to 11 following the results of tests conducted last Tuesday. The group consists of seven players and four members of the London club’s coaching staff.

Tottenham confirmed that the decision was also based on a decision passed by the Health Protection Agency responsible for monitoring COVID cases in the UK to prevent the possible spread of the disease. In addition, the common areas of the club’s training center also need to be closed for decontamination.

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Europe is facing a new wave of disease, and Britain is once again being hit hard. With the Omicron variant in the country, England has recorded about 40 thousand daily cases of the disease, which is worrying the authorities. It is estimated that about 76% of the English population has been vaccinated with the first dose, compared with 69% already with a full immunization programme.

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See note issued by Tottenham:

We can confirm that our UEFA Europa Conference League Group G home game, against Stade Renais, will not be played tomorrow (Thursday, 9 December at 20:00 in the UK), following a series of positive cases of Covid-19 at the club after . Talks are ongoing with UEFA and we will provide more news about this game in the future.

In addition, following discussions with the Health Protection Agency (formerly Public Health England) and DCMS consultants, the club has been advised to close the core team area at its training center for the time being in the interest of the health and safety of the players and the team. Do it

All other areas of the training center operate normally.

About the author: Sarah Gracie

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