The Chelsea FC is its official statement mentioned that their winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is tested positive for COVID-19.
Therefore, the Chelsea FC personnel who has been in contact with the player is now self-isolate in line with Government health guidelines. The personnel includes the full men’s team squad, coaching staff and a number of backroom staff.
The Club stated that the personnel who did not have close contact with Callum will return to work in the coming days. The club added, ” The men’s team building, one of several separate buildings at our training ground, will remain closed. The rest of our training facility, Stamford Bridge and our other facilities are operating as normal.”
Callum displayed symptoms similar to a mild cold on Monday morning and has not been at the training ground since then as a precaution. However, his test came in positive this evening and he will undergo a period of self-isolation. Despite testing positive for the virus, Callum is doing well and looking forward to returning to the training ground as soon as it is possible.
This is the first case among the Premier League players.