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Five Sundowns' personnel recover from Covid-19

Mamelodi Sundowns have revealed that five personnel, including players and staff, have returned to the Premiership club after overcoming the coronavirus.

All five members of the club spent 14 days in isolation after a third round of testing had revealed positive, asymptomatic cases.

Part of a statement from the Brazilians read: "Mamelodi Sundowns welcomed back five personnel (staff and players) who have fully recovered from Covid-19, having spent 14 days in isolation.

"Following the PSL's green light for clubs to train, Mamelodi Sundowns players, Technical Team and support staff went for their second Covid-19 test whilst the training grounds were fumigated and prepared for the team, the training programme was also revised in accordance with the new protocols.

"Before the team could resume training in Rustenburg, a 3rd test was conducted, and five cases of nature were detected and the five immediately self-isolated for fourteen days.

"Amongst the five, players that who tested positive, had to undergo further medical tests, cardiology (ECG, heart sonar) and pulmonology (lung scans) which also revealed that there was no cause for concern to their cardiovascular and respiratory systems.

"With this good news, the five personnel have joined the rest of the team from Tuesday the 21st of July."

Sundowns Doctor Carl Tabane added: "We have to look after ourselves now that the virus has come closer to home, we have to sanitise, wash our hands, we have to wear a mask, social distance, eat well, look after our bodies, respect the virus and we need to stay home, as everyone has said the virus does not move itself we move the virus."