Bulls and Lions cleared of coronavirus
UPDATE: The Bulls and Lions received some good news as both teams tested negative for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Both Super Rugby franchises halted their Astraliasia tour following SANZAAR’s decision to suspend the season due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The two outfits were forced to return to South Africa and were quarantined.
However, the good news is that both teams tested negative for the Coronavirus.
— Emirates Lions (@LionsRugbyCo) March 23, 2020
The Bulls confirmed the news to rugby365com, and revealed that the side would remain in self-isolation until March 30 before a decision would be made whether they will return to training.
While, Sport24 revealed that the Lions squad, including management, all tested negative and immediately went into self-isolation for 14 days.
#BullsFamily We got Marco van Staden, aka ESKOM, to send us a little ‘selfie’ update while in self-isolation… Find out what he does to keep busy and fit, and also what the coolest thing about the shortened tour was… pic.twitter.com/JQhqZHIyY2
— Official Blue Bulls (@BlueBullsRugby) March 20, 2020