A Newcastle Jets A-League Men’s player has tested positive to COVID-19.
The infectious person, who hasn’t been named, received their positive result on Tuesday after taking a test that morning.
The club says all players and football staff have undertaken additional PCR testing as a result. There are already procedures in place that see players and staff subject to a daily rapid antigen test.
An update on the upcoming weekend game against Macarthur FC will be provided in the next 24 hours.
More to come.