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Mainz hit by COVID-19 outbreak ahead of Dortmund clash

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Mainz have announced 19 positive COVID-19 tests ahead of their game against Borussia Dortmund.
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Just three days before they face Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga, Mainz have been hit by a major COVID-19 outbreak.

A total of 19 members of the first team set-up have returned positive tests, the Bundesliga outfit confirmed today.

"1. FSV Mainz 05 have cancelled the planned public training session for Thursday afternoon. 19 members of the first-team setup (players, coaches, staff) have tested positive for Covid-19 and are now in isolation. These positive cases came after tests done over the past few days," said the club in a statement.

The players that returned negative tests trained individually today.

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