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Dundee confirm second Covid case as players forced to isolate

DUNDEE have announced two positive Covid cases have been identified this week through routine testing.

A club statement revealed a positive test earlier this week led to five players being identified as close contacts and missing the match against Hibs.

And now a second confirmed case has been identified during testing ahead of the trip to Motherwell tomorrow.

As a result a further five players are being treated as close contacts and will have to isolate.

A club statement read: “Dundee Football Club can confirm that our scheduled Covid-19 testing this week has returned two positive tests.

“The first positive case earlier this week led to five players being identified as close contacts and as a result, some members of the squad missed out against Hibernian due to isolation periods.

“Testing ahead of tomorrow’s match at Fir Park has returned another positive case and as a result, a further five players have been identified as close contacts and some further players will have to isolate as a result.

“The club is cooperating fully with the appropriate authorities.”

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