VOV.VN - The number of members of the national women’s football team infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus has risen to 11 following the results of PCR tests announced on January 13.
All the remaining members of the team who are training in Spain have undergone COVID-19 tests after four players and a doctor tested positive.
The coaching board reveal on January 13 an additional five players and another doctor had contracted the virus.
Currently, the team comprising 26 players are taking necessary medical measures to ensure health. Eleven F0 cases, including nine players, have been isolated and are receiving treatment according to the protocol of the medical team, while the other members are further being monitored.
The team are scheduled to fly from Spain to India on January 14 to compete at the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. Members with COVID-19 will not join the team this time.
Vietnam Football Federation General Secretary Le Hoai Anh said he hopes all F0 cases would recover in the coming days for the tournament, as it is difficult to send in players from Vietnam.
The Asian tournament is set to take place between January 20 and February 6 in India. Vietnam will play in Group C along with the Republic of Korea, Japan, and Myanmar.