JOHANNESBURG – South African golfer Victor Lange has tested positive for Covid-19.
Playing on the Professional Golf Association’s Tour’s Latin America circuit, Lange was tested on Sunday and received his diagnosis on Tuesday.
The 26-year-old South African competed in the Estrella del Mar Open in Mazatlan, Mexico, which ended on Sunday, March 8 before returning to South Africa, upon which when he was tested for the coronavirus.
The news comes after the Covid-19 infections numbers rose to 150 in South Africa on Thursday.
The PGA Tour said in a release: “In speaking with Victor, thankfully, he has no symptoms and is expected to make a full recovery.
“We have offered our support as he recovers under quarantine and with medical supervision at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Victor has relayed his gratitude toward fellow players and fans who have offered words of concern and encouragement.”
African News Agency