Golf star Catriona Matthew tests positive for Covid-19

Matthew has tested positive
Matthew has tested positive (PA)
23:22pm, Wed 04 Nov 2020
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Solheim Cup-winning captain Catriona Matthew has dropped out of the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic after testing positive for Covid-19.

The 51 year-old was tested for the virus upon her arrival in Dubai on Monday and will now self-isolate for 14 days.

She tweeted: "I have had to withdraw from the Omega Dubai moonlight Classic after unfortunately testing positive for COVID-19 on my arrival.  

“I am feeling fine and have no symptoms. I would like to thank the @LETgolf @OMEGAGolfDubai for all their help and support.”

Two other players, England's Annabel Dimmock and Finland's Ursula Wikstrom, also tested positive and will not compete in Dubai.

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