Covid-19 - Netball SA president Cecilia Molokwane also tests positive

Covid-19 - Netball SA president Cecilia Molokwane also tests positive

- Netball South Africa president Cecilia Molokwane has tested positive for the coronavirus

- Molokwane returned home from Britain, where she attended meetings with the International Netball Federation

- Although she shows no symptoms, Molokwane is in quarantine and taking the necessary precautions

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NSA president Cecilia Molokwane is the latest high-profile personality to test positive for the dreaded coronavirus.

Molokwane recently travelled to the United Kingdom due to meetings relating to the 2023 World Cup and was tested upon her return.

NSA shared a statement on Tuesday to convey the news and confirmed the UK meetings were necessitated as South Africa prepares to host the 2023 Netball World Cup.

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TimesLIVE reported that Molokwane discovered her fate on Tuesday morning when the test result was revealed.

Molokwane said, "I would like to take this moment to alert the general public that I am currently in quarantine and taking all the necessary precautions to make sure that I recover fully from the virus."

Briefly.co.za understands that the Netball SA chief isn't experiencing any of the symptoms, but is abiding by the process to protect those around her.

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Earlier, Briefly.co.za also reported that local musician Sho Madjozi battled to get tested for the coronavirus.

Madjozi recently returned from the UK as well and wanted to be proactive, but it proved to be a challenge due to the fact that she wasn't showing any symptoms.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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