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Liverpool Legend Kenny Dalglish Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Dalglish was admitted to hospital on Wednesday for treatment of an infection & received a routine test for COVID-19.

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Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish tested positive for the novel coronavirus but is showing no symptoms, according to his family.

A statement released by the Dalglish family on Friday mentioned that the 69-year-old was admitted to hospital on Wednesday for treatment of an infection and received a routine test for COVID-19.

“Unexpectedly, the test result was positive but he remains asymptomatic,” the statement read. “Prior to his admission to hospital, Sir Kenny had chosen to voluntarily self-isolate for longer than the advised period together with his family.”

The statement further said that “he looks forward to being home soon”.

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Earlier on Friday, Championship side Leeds United also confirmed their former player Norman Hunter is being treated in hospital after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

Hunter, 76, was a member of the England squad which won the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

(With inputs from IANS)

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