Gramio to face Peru Ayachuco in Quito due to pandemic – due to pandemic – 03/08/20

Gramio to face Peru Ayachuco in Quito due to pandemic - due to pandemic - 03/08/20

Lima, 9 March 2021 (AFP) – Due to restrictions due to the Coronavirus epidemic, Gremio will face Ayachuco FC at the height of Quito (2,850 meters) in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores’ return game on 16 March. Informed the Peruvian team this Monday.

“The second match for the next leg of the Copa Libertadores will be played at the Olympic Stadium Atahualpa in Quito,” the club said on its social network.

The first leg is scheduled for this Wednesday at the Arena du Gremio in Porto Alegre.

Peru Club President Rolando Bellido explained at the weekend that the duel was back in Peru, as the government of that country banned the entry of people coming from Brazil due to the new tension of Kovid-19.

Bellido indicated that for this reason local health officials have refused authorization to play at an altitude of 3,300 meters at the Garcilaso de la Vega Stadium in Cusco (South-East).

Peru extended the suspension of flights from Brazil to 14 March, but the measure could be extended next week as well.

On 4 February, the Ministry of Health reported the presence of a new Brazilian version of coronovirus in three Peruvian regions, including Lima.

By Sunday, the epidemic has caused 262,770 deaths in Brazil, the second in the world, according to the Air Force’s balance based on official data, leaving behind only the United States (520,563 deaths), followed by the United States (520,563 deaths). Is the country.

Peru, in turn, a country with 33 million inhabitants, accumulated more than 1.3 million infections by Kovid-19 and caused more than 47,800 deaths.

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