Rugby Canada announced today that some members of the National Women’s 7s program have tested positive for COVID-19 while completing mandatory travel quarantine.
May 6, 2021 (Langford, BC) - Rugby Canada announced today that some members of the National Women’s 7s program have tested positive for COVID-19 while completing mandatory travel quarantine. Most are currently asymptomatic, and all athletes and staff are in good health. The team is being closely monitored by Rugby Canada’s Chief Medical Officer and has been provided medical support to ensure the best care possible. All upcoming training activities have been cancelled as the team enters additional quarantine and isolation protocols.
Rugby Canada performance programs have followed, and will continue to follow, recommended Provincial and regional health guidelines aimed at protecting the welfare and safety of our athletes, staff and the community. Rugby Canada would like to acknowledge the continuing assistance of Island Health and the support of Vancouver Coastal Health.
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About Rugby Canada:
Rugby Canada is the national governing body of the sport of Rugby Union in Canada. They administer and operate Men’s and Women’s Senior and Junior National programs in both rugby XV’s and 7s, as well as govern the Club and community game for more than 30,000 registered participants from coast to coast in conjunction with ten Provincial Union members.
Rugby Canada is headquartered at the Al Charron National Training Centre in Langford, BC, with staff also working from Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa. Rugby Canada business operations, programs and events are delivered nationwide, including the internationally recognized HSBC Canada Sevens annual tournaments.
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