Soccer - Milan's Giroud recovers from COVID-19 in time for key games
MILAN : AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has recovered from COVID-19, the Serie A club said on Friday, and the Frenchman could now be in line to feature against Liverpool in the Champions League. The 34-year-old tested positive for the virus on Sept. 2, soon after scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Cagliari,
LinkedIn MILAN : AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has recovered from COVID-19, the Serie A club said on Friday, and the Frenchman could now be in line to feature against Liverpool in the Champions League."This is because these individuals are generally well with no or mild symptoms and are able to self-care at home," said MOH.Singapore sees 450 local cases, highest since August last year The country will also adjust its healthcare protocols to cope with the exponential rise in cases, including reducing the quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days from next week as the Delta variant has a shorter incubation period..
The 34-year-old tested positive for the virus on Sept.2, soon after scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Cagliari, but is now likely to be available for Wednesday's Group B clash at Anfield." Co-morbidity refers to the presence of two or more diseases or medical conditions in a patient.“AC Milan can confirm that Olivier Giroud has tested negative for COVID-19.As Singapore is now 18 days into the current wave, it is likely to see cases increase exponentially - potentially hitting a peak of around 3,000 before it beings to stabilise.The player will, tomorrow, undergo a medical screening as per Italian government protocols in order to return to sporting activities,” a club statement read.While he had wished there was more time to expand the home recovery pilot before making a bigger move,"we have no time to do that (and) we will implement in the next few days", he added.Milan face two important league games either side of the trip to Liverpool - hosting Lazio on Sunday before travelling to Juventus the following weekend.
France striker Giroud joined Milan from Chelsea in July after a nine-year spell in England with Arsenal and the Blues.It estimated that Singapore will soon reach more than 1,000 daily cases, given the current trajectory and intensified testing.While there is no need to return to stricter measures, it is also not prudent for the country to press ahead with further reopening measures, he added.(Reporting by Alasdair Mackenzie; Editing by Ken Ferris) Source: Reuters.
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