Uganda rugby player vanishes in Monaco during COVID-19 isolation




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A rugby player on has disappeared his hotel in Monaco where the was isolated.

The was in isolation after some members for COVID-19 ahead of the repechage qualifier for the Tokyo .

Rugby Union in a statement said the player, James Odong, was being looked for by security authorities in Monaco.

The world rugby body withdrew the competition because of the COVID-19 in the .

The team was placed in isolation in Monaco.

Uganda has of late had incidents of its players testing positive in a country after testing negative before travel.

The most recent has been of its to the Tokyo who in Japan ahead of the Games scheduled for next month.

The East African country is grappling the wave of the COVID-19 pandemic which has seen the country registering over 1,000 daily.

The country is currently under a partial lockdown aimed at limiting the spread of the virus.

Ministry of figures show that as of Thursday, the country’ cumulative confirmed were at 77,505 since March last year.

(Xinhua/NAN)