Real Covid-19 fears suspends LaLiga


LaLiga has officially announced the suspension of the league after news that Real Madrid has been forced into a coronavirus quarantine.

After the Serie A confirmed suspension last week, the Spanish top-flight has followed suit as a precautionary measure.

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It's believed a member of the Real basketball team contracted the virus and a complete 14-day quarantine has been medically advised of all that were within the headquarters of the club. 

Numerous football fixtures had already been disrupted by concerns over the spread of the virus, with matches either being rescheduled or forced to play behind closed doors.

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In accordance with measures established in the Royal Decree 664/1997 of May 12, it has been agreed that the competition will be suspended for the next two Matchdays.

Said decision will be reevaluated after the completion of the quarantines undertaken in the affected clubs and in other possible situations that may arise.

As organiser of the competition, LaLiga has communicated the decision to the RFEF, the CSD and the clubs.

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