Aberdeen star returns positive coronavirus test as first Premiership case confirmed
Aberdeen have revealed a first-team member has tested positive for Covid-19.
The unnamed player, described as being asymptomatic, is the first confirmed coronavirus case in the Scottish Premiership since the pandemic was declared.
The Dons announced the player is now self-isolating having received the results of the club's mandatory twice-weekly testing regime.
A statement stressed no other players, coaches or essential staff have contracted the disease as Derek McInnes ' side train in preparation for the new season.
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A spokesperson said: " Aberdeen FC confirms that, following the mandatory twice-weekly testing, a member of the first team squad has tested positive for COVID-19.
"No other members of the first team, coaching staff or essential staff at the training ground tested positive.
"The individual, who is asymptomatic, has been self-isolating since receiving the test result and will be in regular contact with the medical staff at Cormack Park before he returns to training.
"Since training resumed, the club has strictly followed the Joint Response Group (JRG) protocols including social distancing, increased sanitisation practices, twice weekly ...
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