The AFL has been dealt a contemporary COVID-19 curveball with Carlton coach Michael Voss testing optimistic to the virus.
Voss’ optimistic check was confirmed after his facet’s stirring 25-point win over Richmond on the MCG in its season-opener on Thursday night time.
The 46-year-old might be joined in isolation by two members of the membership’s soccer division in addition to midfielder Jack Martin, who performed towards the Tigers.
With Voss within the AFL’s well being and security protocols, his assistant Ash Hansen will coach the Blues subsequent week towards the Western Bulldogs.
“Importantly, Michael, Jack and our staff are feeling well, which is the number one priority here obviously and they will now isolate for the required periods of time. All had tested negative prior to interacting with the football program, however by today all four had returned a positive result,” Carlton’s Head of Soccer, Brad Lloyd, mentioned in a press release.
“The impact of COVID-19 is still clearly a reality that we remain mindful of, so we will make the necessary adjustments, adapt and remain focused on our goal for the next week – which is preparing for a strong performance next Thursday night.”
In response to the Blues, the remainder of the membership’s soccer division employees and gamers have returned detrimental outcomes after present process testing as we speak.
Carlton is at present scheduled to face the Bulldogs subsequent Thursday night time at Marvel Stadium.