Bournemouth’s Aaron Ramsdale tests positive for coronavirus


Bournemouth FC goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale has revealed he has tested positive to coronavirus just days after returning a negative test, Report informs citing the standard.co.uk.

Ramsdale, 22, told SunSport that he was asymptomatic and had returned a negative test on May 18 before testing positive on Friday after his club announced an unnamed player had contracted Covid-19. The latest round of Covid-19 testing among Premier League players and staff returned two positive tests, with the other test coming from a different club. It follows an earlier series of testing where six people are shown to have the virus, including Watford defender Adrian Mariappa and Burnley’s assistant manager, Ian Woan.

Ramsdale, who has become Bournemouth’s first-choice goalkeeper this term, told the Sun he believed he had caught the virus at the supermarket. “It’s a shock – I’ve not been in contact with anybody, and I’ve now got it,” he said. “I’m showing no symptoms, so the fact that a healthy young person could potentially have it is scary and worrying.”


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