The Newcastle Knights have confirmed development player Chris Vea'lia has tested positive to COVID-19.
The club released a statement today that Chris has been in isolation since Monday and will continue to follow required protocols until he is cleared to return to training.
"All other full-time players and essential staff, who have returned negative results, will return to training today.
"All will be required to adhere to strict processes and protocols," a Newcastle Knights spokesperson said.
The Knights will continue to work through all mandatory guidelines and health orders with all relevant bodies, to ensure best practice is applied.
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