St Mirren first-team player tests positive for coronavirus

The unnamed player will not be involved in St Mirren's home match against Hibernian
The unnamed player will not be involved in St Mirren's home match against Hibernian (PA Archive)
11:39am, Thu 10 Sep 2020
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One of St Mirren’s first-team players has tested positive for coronavirus, the club have announced.

The unnamed player, currently self-isolating, will not be involved in the Buddies’ Scottish Premiership home clash with Hibernian on Saturday.

A statement on stmirren.com said: “Following our recent round of testing, St Mirren Football Club can confirm that a member of the first-team has tested positive for Covid-19.

“The player is currently self-isolating in line with government guidance and, as a result, will be unavailable for our match against Hibernian.

“The club has complied robustly with the official testing and hygiene regime, using a private testing facility in accordance with the Scottish Government and the SPFL/SFA Joint Response Group protocols.

“Everyone at the club wishes the player a speedy recovery and look forward to welcoming him back once he is fit and ready.”

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