Rugby. Eleven new cases of Covid-19 in Castres

Already forced to postpone its match for Day 3 in Montpellier due to cases in the team, Castres Olympique announced on Wednesday 11 new Covid-19 infections within the club.

Castres was to receive Brive on Saturday during the 4th day, but the meeting will probably be postponed by the LNR, which has been informed by the club of the health situation. “After the revelation of 3 positive cases on October 1, the CO saw its match in Montpellier postponed to a later date. Unfortunately, after the tests carried out on Monday, he was led to notice the presence of 11 new positive cases within its workforce and consequently an active circulation of the virus, ”the club said in a statement.

Players in isolation

Training is suspended until Friday, positive players are in isolation, the club said. “The only reassuring side is that now more than half of the workforce has contracted the virus and that potentially, its circulation will be reduced in the future within the club even if in the short term we are not at. shelter from nothing ”, specified the referring doctor of the club Cédric Chadourne.

A fortnight ago, the CO had already been forced to forfeit its quarter-final of the European Challenge, against the English Leicester, due to four cases of Covid-19 in its squad and staff (three players and one member management).

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