Timo Hubers becomes first footballer to test positive to Coronavirus in Germany

Timo Hubers becomes first footballer to test positive to Coronavirus in Germany

- Timo Hubers has tested positive for coronavirus in Germany and is currently in isolation

- The 23-year-old becomes is the first professional footballer in Germany to contract the virus

- Hannover's division two league match with Dresden will go ahead but training will be held behind closed doors

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Timo Hubers becomes the first player to contract the deadly Coronavirus in Germany, cited on Daily Mail.

According to the club's website, the 23-year-old picked up the virus at an event on Saturday evening.

And they claim the player has had no contact with his team-mates since picking up the illness.

The Hannover player is currently in quarantine while the entire crew and staffs of the second division club will undergo tests.

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Director of Hannover Gerhard Zuber released a statement said: "Timo behaved in an exemplary manner.

"He shows no symptoms himself. So far, when he found out that a person who had been with him at the event was tested positively, he reported directly to the doctor and temporarily went into quarantine at home."

Training will be held behind closed doors and media appointments have been canceled ahead of a league match with Dynamo Dresden.

But Hannover's match with Dresden will go ahead despite the fear of the spread of the deadly disease.

Media appointments have been canceled and training will take place behind closed doors but Hannover's clash with Dynamo Dresden is set to go ahead.

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