File photo dated 14-04-2018 of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has tested positive for the raging coronavirus disease.

He contracted the pandemic virus while on international duty and had been isolated.

The Egyptian Football Association confirmed this in a statement on its website on Friday.

The football body stated in their statement entitled, ‘Mohamed Salah infected with Coronavirus.’ The statement read: “The medical swab conducted on our national football team showed that our player, Mohamed Salah, the star of Liverpool, is infected with coronavirus after his test came positive, although he does not suffer from any symptoms, while the other members of the team tested negative.”

“In addition to isolating him (Salah) inside his room and also isolating all contacts”, adding that Liverpool have been contacted and informed of the development.

 

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