Statement regarding COVID-19 positive case in Newcastle

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has been advised by McDonald Jones Stadium that a fan who attended the Newcastle Jets match on Sunday 2 August has recently tested positive for COVID-19.

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle Jets and FFA will continue to work with NSW Health to monitor this situation.

The match at McDonald Jones Stadium was operated under the COVID Safe Plan and is currently undergoing a full clean.

FFA strongly recommends that fans and stadium staff follow the advice of NSW Health and if they attended the match to be alert for symptoms, and if any develop to get tested and self-isolate immediately.

There are no known cross-over opportunities with teams, high performance staff and match officials as they all operate within designated controlled zones.