The coronavirus has drastically affected the sports world, leading to cancellations and postponements from major pro leagues and NCAA athletic events as the world attempts to slow its spread. But even with play suspended around the world, some athletes have tested positive.
Here's a look at sports figures who have announced that they tested positive:
Pro athletes/coaches with COVID-19:
Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz center
Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz guard
Christian Wood, Detroit Pistons forward
Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager
Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea winger
Daniele Rugani, Juventus defender
Timo Hubers, Hannover defender
Trey Thompkins, Real Madrid power forward
Hyun-Jun Suk, Troyes AC striker
Luca Kilian, Paderborn defender
Unidentified XFL player: Spring football league confirmed that a member of the Seattle Dragons tested positive and has been quarantined.
Five players from UC Sampdoria: Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Manolo Gabbiadini, Antonino La Gumina and Morten Thorsby. Team doctor Amedo Baldari also tested positive.
Three players from Fiorentina: German Pezzella, Patrick Cutrone and Dusan Vlahovic
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