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Munster Rugby hit by a further nine Covid-19 cases, further delaying their return to Ireland

Munster Rugby have been hit by a further nine positive Covid-19 cases in South Africa.

On Sunday, one player tested positive, with another member of the group identified as a close contact.

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Munster underwent a further round of PCR testing yesterday, which ultimately returned nine new Covid-19 cases among the group of 34 players and 14 staff.

The 10 members of the squad who tested positive have been moved to a designated quarantine hotel in Cape Town.

The remaining 38 players and staff do still have permission to depart for Ireland when possible.

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IMAGE – “State Public Health Laboratory in Exton Tests for COVID-19” by governortomwolf is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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