In Germany in the second half of may, will resume football championship

The German government on may 6, allowed the German football League to resume play of the championship on football in the higher and first leagues, reports the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Games can be resumed in the second half of may, exact date not yet determined. It is expected that the first round after the suspension of the tournaments will be held on 16 or 23 may. The final decision on the date for the resumption of the Championships will German football League at a meeting on Thursday, 7 may.

The players, in accordance with the decision of the government must undergo a period of quarantine. It is likely that the observation will take less than the prescribed two weeks, taking into account the capacity of the club medical services testing.

The matches will be played without spectators.

The German championship was suspended in mid-March, as most national and European tournaments. As noted by the Süddeutsche Zeitung, in the higher and first leagues of the German championship playing 36 teams.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to information of the American Johns Hopkins University, the number of infected with the coronavirus in the world exceeded the 3.68 million people, including more than 1.2 million recovered, 258 thousand died.

In Germany, according to data of Institute of Robert Koch, confirmed 164,8 thousand cases of infection (947 of them in recent days), died of 6.9 thousand people (+198).

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