- Kaizer Chiefs shared the news that two players have tested positive for Covid-19
- A total of 70 people from the club were tested on Friday ahead of the resumption of the Absa Premiership
- The two players will remain in isolation for 14 days and will then be re-tested before being allowed to rejoin the team
Kaizer Chiefs conducted Covid-19 tests on 70 individuals on Friday in preparation of the resumption of the Premier Soccer League.
The group comprised of players, club officials and members of the technical team.
The club conveyed the unfortunate news that two players have tested positive for the dreaded disease.
The infected players haven't shown any symptoms as yet, but will now remain in self-isolation for a period of 14 days.
After this period, they will be retested before being allowed to rejoin the team.
Via their website, Chiefs confirmed that the individuals in the group were not in contact with each other and were given different time slots for testing.
The club has chosen not to name the two players, but confirmed that the medical team will provide the necessary support for the men.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that three staff members at Stellenbosch FC have contracted the coronavirus, the club confirmed on Tuesday.
The club did not reveal the identities of those infected but did say that they are doing well and self-isolating.
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