#Coronavirus: Spanish league suspends professional football till further notice as death toll increases to 2,000 people
The Spanish soccer federation and LaLiga had announced the indefinite suspension of football activities on Monday.
Before, the football activities were postponed and expected to resume back April 3rd.
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According to a new statement now, there will be no professional football activities till further notice.
A joint statement read:
“The Monitoring Commission established by the current RFEF-LaLiga Coordination Agreement
agrees the suspension of professional football competitions until the authorities of the Government of Spain
and the General Administration of the State consider that they can be resumed without creating any health risk.
“Both the RFEF and LaLiga wish to express our greatest public gratitude to
all those who are dedicating their best efforts to provide essential services to
the Spanish people and also share our condolences for all the deceased and a
warm embrace from the world of football to the many families that are losing loved ones.”
More than 33,000 people infected by the virus in Spain, while over 2,180 people have died from it according to the country’s health ministry.