Mon 5 Jul 2021 | 02:33

Covid-19 hits Bok camp...again

Covid-19 hits Bok camp...again
Mon 5 Jul 2021 | 02:33
Covid-19 hits Bok camp...again
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NEWS: The Springboks’ preparations have been disrupted by Covid-19 again.

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SA Rugby revealed that the Boks’ scheduled training session on Monday has been suspended following a positive test in the squad.

The Boks are set to face Georgia again in Johannesburg on Friday.

Jacques Nienaber’s side won the first Test 40-9 in Pretoria.

“The players have been placed in preventative isolation prior to further PCR testing and a review of the testing data by the Medical Advisory Group (MAG),” said a statement.

“Lock Lood de Jager returned a positive outcome in scheduled testing and, because of his close contact with a number of squad members, the entire group has gone into isolation.

“An update will be issued following the review by the MAG and the further testing.”

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It’s the second time in just over a week the Springboks’ preparations were disrupted by Covid-19

On Sunday, June 27, the Springboks cancelled a planned training session when scheduled testing protocols returned three positive COVID-19 test results.

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