Flamengo's coach, the Portuguese Jorge Jesus, confirmed, on Monday, that the test carried out on the covid-19 “was positive” and that he will be quarantined, although with the exception of feeling “a completely normal person, without any symptoms. ”.
“It is true that my test was positive, but it is also true that I feel normal. Today, I feel exactly as I did a month ago, a year ago, two, three or four years ago. I feel like a completely normal person, I don't see any symptoms, but it is true that I had a positive test. I'll be quarantined”, Revealed the technician, through a video published on the social network Instagram.
Jesus, 65, left thanks to everyone, showing himself “Very confident” that “More week, less week, everything will return to normal”.
Flamengo had already informed, in a statement, that Jorge Jesus had obtained a result “Weak or inconclusive positive” to the test of covid-19 and that he would perform another test for screening.
The champion of the Libertadores Cup also said that the Portuguese coach "is under the care of the Flamengo medical department and has a stable health condition".
On that note, the Brazilian club indicates that athletes, technical team and football officials were also tested, but had a “negative” result.
The coronavirus responsible for the covid-19 pandemic infected about 170,000 people, of whom 6,850 died.
Of the infected people worldwide, more than 75,000 have recovered from the disease.
The outbreak began in China in December and spread to more than 140 countries and territories, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare a pandemic.