Coronavirus: Barcelona "ready to face all possible scenarios" as LaLiga is postponed indefinitely

23 March 2020

LaLiga
Photo: PA Images The board of Barcelona met on Friday to discuss the necessary precautionary measures to mitigate the risk of contagion.

Matches in Spain will not be resumed before the government concludes it can be done without posing a health risk.

The board of Barcelona met on Friday to discuss the necessary precautionary measures to mitigate the risk of contagion.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

With the number of coronavirus cases in Spain growing rapidly, LaLiga has been postponed indefinitely until such time as the Spanish government determines matches can resume without posing a health risk. 

Spain will extend its state of emergency for another 15 days, the country's prime minister said on Sunday, after officials reported 394 people had died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,720. 

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