Major concern as Covid-19 hits Fiji camp
NEWS: The Nations Cup organisers have a major worry as the Covid-19 Coronavirus hits the Fiji training camp.
According to various media reports, three Fiji players have tested positive for coronavirus at their training base in France.
Fiji rugby union chief executive John O’Connor reveals that the players have been isolated from the rest of the squad, who continued to train at their base in Limoges.
Skysports reported that O’Connor said none of the three players had shown any symptoms, but are being monitored daily by the medical team.
The squad were tested after meeting in France and will be tested twice each week ahead of their fixtures later this month.
No matter how hard the training is, a 😀 Fijian smile is a must.
🇫🇯Flying Fijians preparing for 🏈Autumn Nations Cup.
Fiji were scheduled to play Portugal in a warm-up game on November 6 before their first Nations Cup match against France on November 15.
They play Italy on November 21 and Scotland on November 28.
Meanwhile, the Nations Cup organisers reveal stated last week: “The Nations Cup testing oversight group has been notified of positive cases in the Fijian squad that have been placed in isolation as per required protocols.
“We are working closely with the Fijian rugby union and the FFR, given that Fiji’s base camp is in France, on appropriate measures and await further test results next week.”