Beijing, March 21: Chinese international footballer Wu Lei has tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptom as he currently conducts self-isolation at home in Barcelona, Spain, a source confirmed to Xinhua on Saturday.
Wu, who plays for La Liga's Espanyol, is the only Chinese player from one of the top five major European football leagues, and he became the first Chinese professional footballer to be tested positive for COVID-19. "Wu has mild symptom and now isolates himself at home in Spain," the source told Xinhua.
Espanyol have confirmed on Wednesday that six members of the club staff have tested positive for the coronavirus, but didn't reveal the names of the players who have been infected. XINHUA