Updated:03/26/2020 21: 57h
The captain of the Uruguayan team, Diego Godin, arrived in Montevideo authorized by his club, Inter Milan, and sent a message this Thursday through his account on the social network Twitter in which he urged the population to comply with the quarantine against the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Together we will overcome it, with responsibility and solidarity !! pic.twitter.com/7dZ8uUWkCP
– Diego Godín (@diegogodin) March 26, 2020
“I wanted to tell you that after having passed the preventive quarantine in Italy, with the authorization of the club, the club’s doctors and the health authorities allowed us foreigners to return to our countries, to our homes,” begins the former Villarreal defender. and Atlético de Madrid in a video.
For this reason, he explains that he made the decision to travel to Montevideo after confirming that he does not have the disease, although he clarifies that he will carry out preventive quarantine at his home, being “responsible and aware of the situation.”
Next, Godín urged Uruguayans to stay at home due to the disease, which already has 217 infected in the country.
«Recommend to everyone to stay at home, to those who have to do the quarantine, that they strictly comply with it; which is the only way to be able to stop this contagion, this pandemic and paying attention to the authorities, to the recommendations that they are making to us, “he points out.
Finally, the celestial captain encourages people, explaining that the situation will go ahead through the work that they will do “all together”.
Currently, in Uruguay there are 217 people with coronavirus, after the government announced on Wednesday that 28 new cases had been detected.
Meanwhile, in Italy the number of deaths with this disease reached 8,165 on Thursday, when 662 were registered in the last 24 hours, a figure lower than the previous two days.
However, the positive cases have returned to grow after four days of decreases and are currently 62,013, after accounting for 4,492 in just one day according to the data offered this Thursday by Civil Protection.