"After an intensive analysis of the situation, the health authority in Dresden... decided on Saturday that the entire second division squad, including the coaching and support team, must now go into a 14-day quarantine at home," the club said.
Major clubs are looking at billions in losses if the season isn't completed, but virologists and sports medics see a risk in resumption of games amid pandemic.
Permission was granted on condition that strict guidelines are followed — with a hygiene officer appointed to each team — to prevent contagion of the coronavirus.
No sport has been played in Italy since March 9 as the country grapples with the Covid-19 crisis which has killed over 25,000 people.
Paderborn's Luca Kilan, 20, was the first case of Covid-19 in the German top-flight, which has been postponed until at least April 2 due to the pandemic.
Thirteen-time winners Real Madrid were drawn against English champions Manchester City while title-holders Liverpool must face Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 following Monday's draw.
Although Coutinho failed to live up to expectations after joining Barcelona in January 2018 for a club-record transfer from Liverpool worth 160 million euros (then $192 million), his arrival in Germany has also been welcomed by Bayern's club rivals.
35 year old Arjen Robben has decided to put an end to his storied career after quitting Bayern Munich.
Tottenham Hotspur thump Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium to give them the clear edge following the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie, while defending champions Real Madrid overcame a spirited Ajax, with little help from VAR.
The French striker shared a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday aimed at those who had criticised him for eating a gold-coated steak.
Champions League match between Galatasaray and Schalke 04 ends without goals on the fourth matchday.
There were unhappy scenes at Volksparkstadion as the only club that had enjoyed the distinction of being the only club to have played in every season of the Bundesliga since its establishment in 1963 was relegated.
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