Bayern Munich, for its part, stopped paying him his salary on the days when he could not play because of the quarantine, in accordance with the current German regulation for the unvaccinated.
The midfielder of Bayern Munich and German international Joshua Kimmich has tested positive for COVID-19, as reported by the newspaper ‘Bild‘, in the middle of the Controversy surrounding the player for weeks for refusing to be vaccinated.
Kimmich He was in quarantine for having been in contact with another person who tested positive and for his unvaccinated status.
The league game last weekend against him was thus lost. Augsburg and also that of Champions League against him Dynamo of Kiev, after being left out of the calls for the last three matches of the selection.
The Bayern Munich, for his part, he stopped paying his salary on the days when he could not play due to quarantine, in accordance with the current German regulation for the unvaccinated.
Sunday ‘Bild am Sonntag’ He also stated that four other Bayern players were in the same situation, although according to media reports it seems that some of them have decided to get vaccinated in the meantime.
Kimmich is the only one who has publicly admitted not having been vaccinated, but the same is believed to be the case with Jamal Musiala, Serge Gnabry and Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting.
Kimmich’s arguments for not getting vaccinated have to do with personal doubts regarding existing vaccines and fear of long-term side effects.
The Kimmich case has unleashed a stir in Germany. The German authorities have been urging the unvaccinated to be immunized, given the constant increase in cases of coronavirus.
Germany These weeks accumulate one peak after another of infections, with a weekly incidence of over 400 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The rate of vaccinated with the complete schedule is over 70% of the population.