Veljko Paunovic: Reading manager isolating after testing positive for Covid-19

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Veljko Punovic was named Reading manager in August 2020

Veljko Paunovic, Reading manager, has been tested positive for Covid-19. She is now in isolation.

Paunovic has "mild symptoms" and has been fully vaccinated, the Championship club stated in a statement.

Marko Mitrovic, assistant manager, will be in charge of the team's trip to Millwall on Tuesday night.

Paunovic (44), a former Atletico Madrid forward and Serbia forward, will not be present for the Championship fixture at Birmingham City.

Reading reported that a complete round of Covid-19 testing was conducted at the training ground by Reading on Monday and returned negative results.