Kai Havertz: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard confirms striker has tested positive for COVID-19
Kai Havertz has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus according to the Chelsea manager Frank Lampard who disclosed this on Wednesday, November 4.
The Premier League club announced the information on social media hours before their Champions League clash against French club Rennes at the Stamford Bridge. Chelsea who have managed to get 4 points from two Champions League games this season will play the game against Rennes without the 21-year-old.
Chelsea confirmed the development in a tweet: “Frank Lampard has confirmed Kai Havertz has tested positive for Covid-19. As a consequence the player is now undergoing a period of self-isolation.
This is coming barely 24-hours that the entire UK will be going into a fresh one month lockdown which will be imposed from the early hours of November 5, lasting until December 2. There is continued rise in coronavirus cases in the country and the government is taking fresh measures to curb the spread.