Boks suspend training following positive COVID-test

pringbok training has been suspended for Monday following a positive test for COVID-19 in the squad.

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).

Lood de Jager retuned 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.

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

The Springboks are scheduled to play Georgia in a test match on Friday evening. This is the second test of the series with the Springboks winning the first match 40-9.