Toronto Raptors quarantined after Gobert positive


Toronto Raptors players, technical staff and other workers who moved to Salt Lake City on Monday will be quarantined for the next 14 days after the player was known to be Rudy gobert The Utah Jazz is infected with COVID-19.

03/12/2020 at 22:04


All the members of the Raptors in quarantine have been examined to determine if they have been infected with the coronavirus, including the Spanish player Serge Ibaka, who was paired for much of the match with Gobert.

The Raptors, where Spanish center Marc Gasol and Spain’s national coach Sergio Scariolo are also members, said that “as a precaution, the members of the Raptors trip have been tested for the virus. We are waiting for the results.”

Gobert’s positive for COVID-19 was discovered Wednesday night. This Thursday it was learned that another Utah Jazz player, Donovan Mitchell, you are also infected with the virus.

Given these positives, the Raptors said, “Our players, coaches, and traveling staff have been advised to self-isolate for 14 days, which means minimizing contact according to public health guidelines. Our team of doctors is in communication with infection control specialists and health authorities. “

But the Raptors also warned that since their return from Salt Lake City, some members of the team “have made two public appearances” and while that does not mean there is a risk of COVID-19 spreading to the public, they advised “to monitor your health, practice social distance and wash your hands. “

In addition to the Toronto Raptors, the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, and Detroit Pistons have also been quarantined. All of these teams have played in the past few days against the Utah Jazz, a team that is also in quarantine.