Russian hockey league reports over 130 COVID-19 cases among players

Russian hockey league reports over 130 COVID-19 cases among players
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  • calendar-gray 31 August 2020

Over 130 players from the clubs of the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the league’s press service reported on Monday citing KHL President Alexei Morozov as saying, APA reports citing TASS.

According to the statement from the KHL’s press office, 57 players out of the 131 diagnosed with COVID-19 have already recovered from the virus.

 

"As of August 30, the total number of infected athletes playing in KHL clubs stands at 131 and 57 of them have already recovered and resumed with training sessions," Morozov said.

"I would like to point out that all players had a mild form of the illness; they were all under a constant supervision of doctors and KHL’s medical staff," the KHL chief added.

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