The Munster participant exams constructive for Covid-19 in South Africa

Munster will continue being in Cape Town following an unnamed workforce member tested constructive for Covid-19, the province claimed Sunday.

Munster are just one of four European teams that had been in South Africa when the authorities raised the alarm about the new variant of the Omicron coronavirus.

“Munster Rugby will stay in Cape City as we await the next methods from wellness authorities after returning a favourable circumstance in our most current assessments,” they reported in a Twitter write-up.

The assertion did not say regardless of whether the optimistic exam was the Omicron variant.

They had hoped to join the Welsh groups Scarlets and Cardiff Rugby on a charter flight from South Africa on Sunday, but will remain at their Cape City hotel as a substitute. The Italian group of the Zebre is the other workforce still in the nation.

“By getting all precautions and prioritizing the health and effectively-currently being of all, Munster Rugby will not journey nowadays and will return to their hotel for a period of time of isolation as a issue of precedence,” a Munster assertion.

Munster gamers will still have to isolate on their own for 10 days on their return to Eire, which will have a probably enormous affect on their future matches.

They are anticipated to deal with Wasps on December 12 and Castres on December 18 in the Champions Cup, matches that could now be in jeopardy based on how extended they remain in Cape Town.

Any Uk lodge quarantine for Scarlets and Cardiff, which will be the circumstance if the regulations are enforced, will go away them unable to coach on the pitch for 10 times and concern their preparations for their December 11 European rugby match.

Immediate flights from South Africa to Britain had been suspended on Friday, and travelers from Southern Africa arriving in Britain and European international locations experience burdensome quarantine limits as portion of actions to protect against the unfold of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus detected this week.

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