Newcastle Jets confirm positive COVID-19 test

Newcastle Jets can confirm that a player in its Hyundai A-League squad has returned a positive test for COVID-19.

In accordance with relevant protocols, NSW Health has been notified of the case by the Club and the correct procedures have been followed throughout.

The player and his family are in good health, and currently in quarantine in accordance with NSW Health protocols.

The health and wellbeing of our players, officials, and the wider community remains our highest priority in this difficult time.

As per advice from NSW Health, our playing squad are closely monitoring their health and will isolate themselves if they experience any symptoms.

All players and staff beyond the player have been checked for their risks and will be overseen, and guided, by the team medical staff as they liaise directly with the Public Health Unit. Self-isolation has been commenced for those that require it.