28-Mar-2020 05:55:57 | The Guardian
An unnamed Newcastle Jets player has become the first professional footballer in Australia to test positive to Covid-19. The player, who underwent the test as a precaution before a pre-scheduled international flight, was a member of the Jets squad for last weekend’s A-League matches against Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City.
The player was asymptomatic and Jets chief executive Lawrie McKinna said he remains in good health.
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