Gen.G Esports was at a big disadvantage before the match against T1 because jungler Peanut was positive for Covid-19, the risk of missing some more members.
In the 4th week of the LCK Spring 2022, the confrontation between the two teams T1 and Gen.G is definitely the most anticipated highlight match today. With the recent performance, many fans are looking forward to seeing the competition between the two best teams at the beginning of the season.
However, before this match took place, Gen.G Esports faced a big disadvantage when their jungler Peanut had just tested positive for Covid-19. This announcement was posted by Gen.G Esports on the morning of February 11 after they conducted PCR tests for Peanut and some members of the team.
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Gen.G player Han “Peanut” Wang-ho was diagnosed with Covid-19 this morning. Accordingly, the members of the team underwent a rapid antigen test today, and the results of the other members were tested negative.
In accordance with disease safety regulations, all Gen.G players completed the 2nd dose of Covid-19 Vaccine in January. The most recent application was the 3rd dose or 180 days after the 2nd dose. classified as close contact, so it was changed to 90 days after vaccination. Currently, Go “Score” Dong-bin and player Son “Lehends” Si-woo have been placed in self-isolation.
Thus, it is certain that Peanut will not be able to participate in the match against T1 in this 4th week of competition because he is positive for Covid-19. At the same time, Gen.G also faces the “absence” of some more members while they are in isolation, as is the case with Coach Score and support player Lehends.
It is highly likely that Gen.G will bring up the players in the youth squad to temporarily play for a while. This is definitely a huge disadvantage for Gen.G at this time, they are the team capable of competing for the top spot with T1, and the only hope to end their unbeaten streak. T1 in the first leg phase.
Not only Gen.G is at a disadvantage because of the Covid-19 epidemic, but before that, some teams like DRX, NS also faced similar cases. It can be seen that the LCK is being “hit” strongly by Covid-19 after the Lunar New Year holiday.
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