COVID-19: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother dies

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 07 Apr 2020

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London: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's mother, Dolors Sala Carrio, passed away after suffering from COVID-19, the club confirmed on Tuesday.

She was 82.

"The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old," the club tweeted.

On hearing the tragic news, Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak spoke on behalf of the Club saying: “Our prayers and heartfelt sympathies are with Pep and his family at this overwhelmingly sad time."

"He and they have the love and support of the entire City family,” Mubarak said.

COVID-19 has now spread across different countries.

It is believed to have originated from China.

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