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Despite being vaccinated, Yankees lose Gleyber Torres to Covid-19

Despite being vaccinated, Yankees lose Gleyber Torres to Covid-19

o It is the first time that we see positive cases of Coronavirus in sports in the United States, despite having received full doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, a fact that happened to Venezuelan second baseman Gleyber Torres, of the New York Yankees .

It turns out that this Wednesday, in the run-up to the game in Florida against Tampa Bay Rays, the player was removed as a precaution from the starting lineup by manager Aaron Boone, because the virus was detected in an examination carried out, despite not having symptoms .

Through an official statement, the Yankees reported that “Torres is the eighth player, coach or staff member of the institution to test positive this week. All the positives are recovering, because they are people who were fully vaccinated.

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New case of Coronavirus in Yankees despite being vaccinated

Among the details that have been known regarding those affected by the pandemic in the Bronx Bombers, in addition to the South American, the names of three people are known: pitching coach Matt Blake, third base coach Phil Nevin and coach of first baseman Reggie Willits, plus four travel staff members.

As a result of Torres’s dismissal, the Yankees had to bring Dominican third baseman Miguel Andújar back to their main squad, who currently plays in the triple A branch of the mules, after two seasons to be forgotten in 2019 and 2020, added to the fact that he was surpassed, among others, by the Colombian Gio Urshela.

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The other case of vaccinated with COVID-19 in sports in the United States

The Venezuelan’s situation appears a week after a positive case of Coronavirus occurred in American sports, despite being vaccinated at the end of March, as is the Golden State Warriors player, Damion Lee.

“Essentially this was an exceptional case, I felt like I had been hit by a car. As if I had been hit by two cars at the same time with each step I took. Everything hurt. I felt like I had a weight on my chest for a couple of days, like it was just hard to breathe, “said the NBA star. (GG) (Bolavip)

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