- Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder Given Mashikinya has tested positive for Covid-19
- The club conducted tests on Friday and results were shared on Monday
- Mashikinya is asymptomatic, but will remain in isolation for 14 days
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The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across Mzansi and indeed the rest of the world.
More and more South Africans are testing positive for the dreaded virus and the latest high-profile patient is Bloemfontein Celtic midfielder Given Mashikinya.
Celtic revealed that players were tested on Friday and the outcome was shared on Monday.
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The club issued a statement to confirm the unfortunate news and also indicated that the NHI had been notified.
Fortunately, Mashikinya is still asymptomatic, but he'll remain isolated for a period of 14 days.
PSL clubs have been conducting Covid-19 tests ahead of the resumption of full training.
TimesLIVE also reported that Stellenbosch FC have had staff members testing positive for the coronavirus. The news will reportedly be announced by way of a statement.
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Briefly.co.za noted the positive comments in response to the unfortunate news.
L E H L O G O N O L O (@JoeweCarter) said,
"Speedy recovery to him."
Lettuce Mathebula (@lettucemtititi) added,
"Speedy recovery to Given... Strength to him at this moment."
Pule M (@mkhandawire) said,
"We are with you boy. Speedy recovery."
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that Ben Motshwari tested positve for the novel coronavirus.
He has now opened up about the diagnosis and self-isolation at home.
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