Mansfield Town Football Club has been notified by Leyton Orient that ‘a number of its (Orient’s) first-team squad have tested positive for COVID-19’, following Saturday’s match at The Breyer Group Stadium.
Consequentially, all Mansfield Town first team players and staff will be tested for COVID-19 within the next 24 hours.
Moreover, the club is currently in dialogue with the EFL and will take any additional steps as necessary, in line with their advice.
For clarity, the club’s first team squad reported for training this morning and no player reported feeling unwell or has experienced symptoms of COVID-19.
Throughout the pandemic, the club has adhered strictly to advice and guidelines from the government and the EFL and will continue to do so.
The health, welfare and safety of all the Mansfield players and staff is the club’s absolute priority.
The club will endeavour to provide a further update when appropriate.