Rugby MHI Sagamihara player infection confirmed for the first time in the top league April 3 20:39
Rugby Top League Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sagamihara has announced that one of his players has been tested positive for the new coronavirus. This is the first time that a positive result has been confirmed among top league players.
According to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sagamihara, one athlete complained of malaise at work in the afternoon of March 30 and said that after returning home, he had a fever and received a new coronavirus test at the hospital on the 1st. As a result, it was determined to be positive.
This athlete is receiving treatment and is feeling calm.
In addition, the team has been suspended since 15th of last month, confirming that this player did not have contact with the team officials. Is that no one has sued.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sagamihara commented, "We will continue to make every effort to maintain physical condition with the highest priority being on ensuring the safety of all players and staff involved."
This is the first time that a positive result has been confirmed among top league players.