Covid-19: Pau-Lacq-Orthez announces that all its professional workforce is positive for the coronavirus


The entire professional workforce of Pau-Lacq-Orthez is now positive for Covid-19 after new tests carried out on Friday, the basketball club announced in a statement released on Sunday evening.

L’Élan béarnais indicates that “following the identification of a COVID-19 cluster on Monday, September 28 (11 people including 4 professional players), all contact cases were tested on Friday 02 October. These new tests were positive for 5 other pro players“. It is therefore “all the professional staff who are concerned as well as almost all of the Hopes staff“, he specifies.

The two teams are at a standstill, the club continuing to apply the LNB health protocol. Each person tested positive is supervised and benefits from a medical follow-up, just like his entourage“, specifies the same press release.

The people, who had tested positive on Monday, September 28, will take a new test on Monday, in accordance with the protocol put in place by the National Basketball League, adds the club. Under the health protocol of the LNB, Pau, whose match against Le Mans scheduled for September 28 had been postponed until the last moment, should see the one against Monaco scheduled for October 12, also postponed



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