In Turkey, the Galatasaray coach, Fatih Terim infected with the coronavirus.

The former Turkish fodboldlandstræner is tested positive on Monday, informs the coach on Twitter.

I am in safe hands at the hospital. Don’t be concerned. Hopefully I can say more as soon as possible, write the 66-year-old Terim.

He has previously been the head coach of Galatasaray in three periods – from 1996 to 2000, from 2002 to 2004 and again from 2011 to 2013.

The popular nationalikon began a fourth term in the Istanbul club in december 2017.

The Turkish football league is shut down because of the coronavirus, but the league was one of the last to act, compared with many of the major european leagues.

Terim was one of the fodboldpersonligheder, which early on was put out to ask to get stopped fodboldkampene.

– the Truth is that it is about our lives. Everyone’s live is in danger, he said, before the Turkish football was suspended some days later.

Turkey is seeing increases in the number of infected each day. The country’s minister of health, stated on Monday evening that there are now 1529 infected in the country, and 37 died.

It is 293, the more infected than Sunday evening. Killed seven people in the past day in Turkey.

/ritzau/