Tuesday, 14 July
Cricket South Africa (CSA) can confirm that approximately 50 COVID-19 PCR tests were performed on players, coaches, support and venue staff during the period of 10 to 13 July at various venues across the country, in preparation for the 3TeamCricket match that will be taking place on Saturday, 18 July 2020. This in line with our commitment to the Department of Sport, Art and Culture, as well as the Department of Health to ensure a safe environment for all participating in the game.
Six positive results were returned but none among any of the participating players. They have been managed by the CSA Medical team according to the current Department of Health & National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) guidelines. The contact tracing has been done also in accordance and management strategies have been put in place according to these guidelines. Our medical team has and will continue to regularly follow up with them to ensure their well-being.