Callum Hudson-Odoi becomes the first Ghanaian and EPL player to get Coronavirus

Ghanaian born player and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive for the coronavirus yesterday.

He has become the first Premier League player and the only known Ghanaian to get the disease.

The whole chelsea team is on Isolation as an official statement from the club’s social media handles confirms this.

“Chelsea FC training facility will undergo partial closure after Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for COVID-19. 
Callum had a positive test result for Coronavirus returned this evening. Chelsea personnel who had recent close contact with the player in the men’s team building will now self-isolate in line with Government health guidelines. These will include initially the full men’s team squad, coaching staff and a number of backroom staff.

Despite testing positive for the virus, Callum is doing well and looking forward to returning to the training ground as soon as it is possible.

We will continue to adhere to Government and Public Health Guidelines with regard to our facilities and staff and will be discussing next steps with regards to upcoming fixtures with the Premier League on Friday morning. We will provide further updates as necessary via the club’s website.

We wish Callum a speedy recovery and look forward to welcoming him back to the club soon. ” the club statement reads