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
Kevin Durant, Brooklyn Nets forward, and three unidentified teammates
Kozo Tashima, Japan Football Association president and vice chairman of Japan’s Olympic Committee
Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager
Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea winger
Eliaquim Mangala, Valencia defender
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 Italian soccer club UC Sampdoria: Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Manolo Gabbiadini, Antonino La Gumina and Morten Thorsby. Team doctor Amedo Baldari also tested positive.
Three players from Italian soccer clubFiorentina: German Pezzella, Patrick Cutrone and Dusan Vlahovic
Chris Kielsmeier, Cleveland State women’s basketball coach
Dominique Blanc, Swiss Football Association president
An official who worked the championship game of the Northeast Conference tournament
An official who worked the Colonial Athletic Association basketball tournament