128 patients with Corona, Ajax staff to stay at home out of COVID-19 fear

46 new patients have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the Netherlands, bringing the official number to 128.

Meanwhile, football club Ajax’s assistant coach, Cristian Poulsen has been asked to stay home along with two other Ajax staff members until next Firday due to a suspected coronavirus infection, RTL Nieuws reports.

As of now, these are precautionary measures, as Poulsen celebrated his 40th birthday party where a guest had tested positive for COVID-19. Alongside Poulsen, the team’s physiologist, Alessandro Schoenmaker as well as one of the physiotherapists are also under home isolation, according to De Telegraaf.

Naturally, the team does not want to take any risks in the case that the virus breaks out further.
As of yesterday coronavirus cases in the Netherlands have increased rapidly, and the first casualty has occurred in the Netherlands. Read more about what you can do to prevent being infected, and watch our video on the most asked questions regarding coronavirus.

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Vedika Luthrahttp://hotchocolatehits.com
Vedika was born in India, raised in Poland and moved to the Netherlands to study. Like her nationality, she’s confused about what she likes most, which is why her bachelor’s degree was in liberal arts and sciences. She enjoys writing about all things food-related but likes to mix it up every now and then.

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