Rugby-Optimistic COVID Case In South Africa Camp Gamers Self-isolate

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JOHANNESBURG, July 5 (Reuters) - South Africa´s test against Georgia is in jeopardy after Springbok lock Lood de Jager examined COVID-19 positive on Monday, elevating more questions in regards to the British & Irish Lions tour amid a 3rd wave of infections in the country. All of the South Africa gamers are self isolating after shut contact with De Jager and can remain cloistered in their hotel rooms until a brand new round of assessments are carried out, SA Rugby mentioned. The second such incident in per week within the Springbok camp could pressure a cancellation of the second take a look at, scheduled for Johannesburg´s Ellis Park on Friday. South Africa beat Georgia in Pretoria final Friday of their first heat-up game forward of the three-check sequence towards the Lions starting this month, which is going ahead despite a 3rd wave of infections in the nation and a extreme lockdown imposed just over a week in the past by President Cyril Ramaphosa. SA Rugby mentioned in an announcement.