Liverpool star, Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating, the club have announced.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.
Most people who fall sick with COVID-19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment.
Mane, who started and scored in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal, displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall, according to Liverpool.
A club statement read:
‘Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.
‘The forward, who started and scored in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.
‘However, like with Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool Football Club are – and will continue to – follow all protocols relating to COVID-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time.’
Mane on his own part said:
‘Hello I’ve been tested positive but I am feeling good and not showing heavy symptoms. I will begin my quarantine and recovery process immediately.
‘Make sure that you stay safe and follow all rules to protect yourself and your loved ones to avoid a second wave of the COVID-19 Virus spreading all over the world
‘I will be back stronger than before!’