The Gymnastics coach underwent the coronavirus test at home and the result will be known in the next 24 hours.
As planned, Diego Maradona carried out the test on Monday to detect whether or not he has coronavirus. “Complying with the protocols and for the reassurance of Diego and his family, Maradona was swabbed this afternoon at his home. The results will be in the next 24 hours,” Matías Morla, his lawyer, reported on Twitter.
In the broadcast image you can see a health professional performing the procedure and Ten sitting under a painting that portrays his beginnings in Boca.
The Gymnastics coach remains in isolation after it was confirmed that Nicolás Contín tested positive for Covid-19. In the friendly against San Lorenzo, played last Wednesday, the forward hugged Diego. In this way, although Maradona did not present symptoms of the disease, it was decided to apply the protocols strictly for a preventive matter.
Diego’s doctor, Leopoldo Luque, in dialogue with Of One With Number, had stated: “Diego has a lot of affection and is prone to wanting to hug everyone. Now he’s fine, wanting to work and go back to training. His life is very public and being Maradona is not easy, but find it very well. “
Faced with this situation, Sebastián Méndez was in charge of giving instructions in the friendlies that Gimnasia played against Independiente at the Libertadores de América stadium.
Maradona watched the second game from home, in which his team lost 4-0. The first (1-0 win) he could not witness as it was not televised, although he remained in contact with his field assistant.