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Ajax Amsterdam Confirms COVID-19 Cases

The Dutch Club Ajax Amsterdam have confirmed that their few players and staff have had COVID-19. De Telegraaf reported that 13 people from the club had tested positive for COVID-19 following the 90 people were tested of Coronavirus in June. The newspaper reported that Andre Onana is the only player who still has the mild COVID-19 among Erik ten Hag's squad. The club also had training on Tuesday. 

With De Telegraaf, Ajax's head of communications Miel Brinkhuis stated that there are no current cases of COVID-19 among the Azax Amsterdam. 

"It is true that a number of players and staff members have had the coronavirus. I want to emphasise that there is currently no one with corona and – except Andre Onana, who has mild ankle complaints – everyone was present on the training on Tuesday."

Players and coaches from the Dutch Champions' first team, Jong Ajax and the staff associated with both teams were tested for antibodies and had weekly coronavirus tests.

In February, the Dutch Champions squared off against German club Getafe in a two-legged Europa League tie and it was the time when Spain recorded its first COVID-19 case. Those ties had introduced the virus among the players and staff of the club. 

Ajax become the champion of the season 2019-20 when the Royal Dutch Football Association canceled the entire season due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in April. 

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