A new piece of news emerged around the selected french: After the first five positive cases of coronavirus, among which was Antoine Dupont, five more were confirmed, so the meeting against Scotland by the Six Nations could be suspended.
On Monday morning, a meeting of the Six Nations Test Oversight Group was held to review the situation of the French team. The five new players who tested positive have already left the concentration, while the rest of the squad tested negative and train with restricted movements and without close contact.
All players and staff will be evaluated every 24 hours. The same group will meet again next Wednesday to review the situation and make a decision about the duel between France and Scotland: “Ensuring the health and safety of all players and staff is our number one priority. If it is decided that the match cannot continue, the match will be rescheduled to the earliest date possible“, they assured in a statement.