Georgia head coach Levan Maisashvili is in a “severe” condition in a Johannesburg hospital after testing determined for Covid-19, the Georgia Rugby Union confirmed on Saturday.
Maisashvili and 5 diversified contributors of the Georgia squad tested determined rapidly after the first Take a look at against the Springboks in Pretoria on July 2, leading to the cancellation of the second Take a look at in Johannesburg in addition to a planned July 17 game in Tbilisi against Scotland.
“We purchased plenty of Covid instances excellent after the match in Pretoria, including Georgia’s Head Coach Levan Maisashvili, who is currently hospitalised with severe lung injury and is on synthetic respiration,” Georgia Rugby acknowledged in a assertion.
“Everything is being done to pork up Levan Maisashvili’s condition. He has been moved to one of South Africa’s high-stage clinics, which is supplied with the most modern scientific tools to withhold an eye on Covid patients.
“The remaining of the crew has already returned to Georgia while Levan and the crew physician will maintain in South Africa for as long as mandatory. 5 more Covid-determined crew contributors are finishing their recovery and would possibly perchance additionally just disappear for Georgia on Sunday.”