Liverpool announced on Friday that its legendary player and former coach “Sir” Kenny Dalglish, who was admitted to hospital this week, is infected with the emerging coronavirus, but has no symptoms.
The northern club said in a statement that the 69-year-old Dalglish had been admitted to hospital on Wednesday, 8 April, to treat inflammation.
“In compliance with the current procedures, cOVID-19 subsequently examined him, although he did not show any symptoms of the disease. Unexpectedly, the result was positive, but he remains without symptoms.”
And Liverpool explained that the former Scottish international had, before his hospitalization this week, “had chosen voluntary home isolation with his family, for a period longer than that recommended. He urges everyone to follow the advice of the government and experts in the coming days and weeks.”