Euro 2020: Spain squad to be vaccinated on Wednesday after captain Sergio Busquets tests Covid-19 positive

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Euro 2020: Spain players person gone into isolation with little than conscionable a week near for their opening lucifer aft skipper Sergio Busquets tested affirmative for Covid-19.

Spain's Euro 2020 preparations deed  aft  skipper  Sergio Busquets tests Covid-19 affirmative  (Reuters Photo)

Spain's Euro 2020 preparations deed aft skipper Sergio Busquets (2nd from left) tests Covid-19 affirmative (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spain are acceptable to instrumentality connected Sweden successful their Euro 2020 Group E opener
  • Spain skipper Sergio Busquets tested affirmative for Covid-19
  • Spanish sports curate confirmed Spain players volition get vaccine changeable connected precedence connected Wednesday

Spain's mentation for Euro 2020 has been thrown into chaos aft skipper Sergio Busquets tested affirmative for Covid-19. The remainder of the squad, a 24-member unit, has been moved into isolation with little than a week earlier their tourney opener.

Following Busquets' Covid-19 affirmative test, Spanish Sports Minister Jose Manuel Rodriguez has said the full squad volition get a vaccine changeable connected Wednesday. So far, each the different players and unit person tested negative.

An Under-21 broadside led by their manager Luis de la Fuente volition look Lithuania connected Tuesday successful what was expected to beryllium the nation's last warm-up crippled earlier the Euros.

Coach Luis Enrique called up a radical of six players, including Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, to complement the squad. They volition bid separately successful a "parallel bubble" distant from the main Euros squad with a presumption to them being added should the request occur.

So far, each the different players and unit person tested negative.

"We are making an objection due to the fact that they correspond america successful a top-level competition," Rodriguez Uribes told Cadena Ser vigor station, adding that they were already readying to springiness them the shots earlier Spain's skipper had tested positive.

Unlike different countries which person opened up vaccines to each adults, Spain is gradually moving its mode done property groups and is present focusing connected radical aged 50-59, with immoderate regions making a commencement connected 40-49 twelvemonth olds. More than 23% of Spanish colonisation are already afloat vaccinated.

Rodriguez Uribes said which vaccine the shot players would get has not been decided yet, truthful it is not wide erstwhile they would person immunization.

Spain are owed to play Sweden successful their Group E opener connected Monday. (With Reuters Inputs).

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