President of Netball SA Cecilia Molokwane. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ REG CALDECOTT
President of Netball SA Cecilia Molokwane. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ REG CALDECOTT

Netball SA president Cecilia Molokwane has tested positive for Covid-19 after travelling abroad on 2023 World Cup business‚ the federation says.

Molokwane had travelled to the UK for meetings with the International Netball Federation where she serves as a board member in March‚ Netball SA said.

The meetings took place as SA is gearing to host the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town.

Molokwane was quoted in the statement saying she had found out she had tested positive on Tuesday morning.

“I did tests following my return from the UK. I would also like to mention that when we returned from the UK‚ we were screened at the airport [OR Tambo International] and everything went well.

“I would like to take this moment to alert the public that I am currently in quarantine and taking all the necessary precautions to make sure that I recover fully from the virus.

“I am not showing any symptoms, however, I will still take precautions to protect everyone around me and myself‚” she said.

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