Cristiano Ronaldo does not have Coronavirus- Madeiran health chief
Juventus striker and Five-time Ballon d’or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo has not been tested positive for the deadly coronavirus disease despite being kept in quarantine in his native land, Madeira, Portugal, the president of the Portuguese islands has verified.
Just this week, the five-time Ballon d’or winner flew home to Madeira to visit his sick mother, who suffered a stroke had quarantined himself after his Juventus colleague, Daniele Rugani had tested positive for the Coronavirus disease, with Paulo Dybala also reported to have been infected with the virus, a report which Juventus have allegedly debunked.
The former Manchester United player has since indicated not to come back to Turin and will remain at his hometown while the fear of outbreak is increasing at an alarming rate.
Speaking about the health being of Cristiano Ronaldo, President of the Madeira regional government Miguel Albuquerque said:
“I cannot speak of this issue for data protection reasons, but I want to say that the situation has been properly analysed and it is, at this time, guaranteed that there is no possibility of infection.”
Regional health secretary Pedro Ramos confirmed:
“Both the athlete and his family are asymptomatic.”
Just today, Juventus Football Club verified that 121 people, including players, staff, escorts, managers, and Juventus employees are self-isolating at home to reduce the spread of the virus.