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Munster's return from South Africa delayed after nine further Covid-19 positives

There have been a further nine positive Covid-19 cases identified in Munster's touring party in South Africa, so delaying their return to Ireland.

The nine new positive cases, which are a mix of players and support staff, will now move to a designated quarantine hotel in Cape Town, joining the other member of their party who tested positive on Sunday.

The remaining 38 members of the group who returned negative PCR tests will now need to pass a further test before they are cleared to travel to Ireland.

The province say the touring party are continuing to isolate in individual rooms in their Cape Town hotel.

"As outlined by the Irish government on Monday, those that have received negative results have clearance to travel from the South

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