Liverpool forward Salah returns another positive Covid-19 test


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14:20 18/11/2020 Comments() Mohamed Salah Liverpool 2020-21


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The 28-year-old was tested again on Wednesday, with the Egyptian football association confirming that he, and Mohamed Elneny, remain positive

Mohamed Salah has returned another positive Covid-19 test, the Egyptian football association has confirmed, meaning he will have to continue a period of self-isolation.

The Liverpool star originally tested positive for coronavirus on November 14 despite initial confusion over the test results.

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Indeed, the Egyptian FA removed an initial statement that confirmed the positive result for Salah before releasing another update soon after that explained a second swab had also returned a Covid-19 positive.

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And despite there being the potential for a false-positive outcome – whereby an initial positive test is then followed by a negative result – Salah has now again tested positive for Covid-19 four days after the initial announcement.

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