Riot Games have announced that a member of LOUD LOUD Brazil Rank #1 aspas Erick Santos saadhak Matias Delipetro Less Felipe de Loyola tuyz Arthur Andrade cauanzin Cauan Pereira has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement from Alex Francois, Global Head of Competitive Valorant Operations, that player will still be allowed to compete from an isolated room as long as they feel well enough to play.

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Statement from Alex Francois, Global Head of Competitive Operations, Riot Games

Erick "aspas" Santos tweeted that he was the member of LOUD to test positive.

He is asymptomatic and has received three doses of the COVID vaccine. According to his teammate Gustavo "Sacy" Rossi the rest of the team has tested negative and are also asymptomatic.

Similarly to when Nivera tested positive at Champions last year, both LOUD and their opponent will play from nearby rooms instead of the main stage.

LOUD were not scheduled to compete until the playoffs where they would have played on Thursday, April 14 or Friday, April 15. The schedule is still subject to change.