Coronavirus: LaLiga restart gets Health Ministry approval
As the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atlético watch on, along with other European leagues, the return to training on 4 May gets ever closer.
The Spanish Supreme Sports Council has formally communicated to LaLiga, the Federation and the AFE that the Ministry of Health has approved the protocol presented by the clubs to return to training on the dates stated. Now all that is missing is the ministerial order, where a further level of details will be provided, and that is likely to be made official tomorrow, Friday 1 May.
Agreement for LaLiga return
Irene Lozano, president of the council and Secretary of State for Sports of Spain, has personally informed the presidents of the sports organisations of the fulfilment of one of the basic points of the agreement known as the Pact of Viana. The Ministry of Culture and Sports published a note in which it states that ‘the Health Ministry maintains the structure and phases of the protocol presented by LaLiga’.
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Regarding the coronavirus tests for those involved, the council says that they can be carried out in accordance with the ministerial order of 13 April, which means that the club doctors will be able to proceed and analyse the impact of Covid-19 within their own squads from this Monday.
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