A member of the Irish athletics team returning from the European Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland has provided a positive PCR test this morning. 

PCR testing is the seen as the most reliable way of diagnosing Covid-19. 

As a result, all team members have been personally contacted and close contacts of the positive case in the travelling party are now self-isolating for a period of 10 days from last Monday in line with government guidance.

Athletics Ireland say they are liaising with all relevant authorities are following all protocols agreed with the Sport Ireland Expert Advisory Group and the HSE.

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