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Mashikinya tests positive for Covid-19

Bloemfontein Celtic have revealed that Given Mashikinya has tested positive for the coronavirus and will be in isolation for the next 14 days.

The 29-year-old midfielder becomes the second Premier Soccer League player to contract Covid-19 after Orlando Pirates midfielder Ben Motshwari, who has since recovered.

A statement on the club's official Twitter account read: "Bloemfontein Celtic can confirm that after we have conducted Covid-19 tests on Friday, 19 June 2020, 1 player (Given Mashikinya) tested positive.

"The player was and still is asymptomatic and is currently in isolation for the next 14 days.

"In accordance with relevant protocols, NH1 has been notified of the case by the club.

"We urge everybody to continue practicing safe and healthy measures to contain and stop the spread of the virus."