Coronavirus: Glasgow stadium closed after campus user tests positive for Covid-19

Home of Glasgow Warriors closed due to coronavirus confirmation

Glasgow’s Scotstoun Sports campus has been closed due to a member testing positive for the coronavirus.

The complex, which includes an athletics and rugby stadium, home to the Glasgow Warriors, was closed as a precautionary measure by arena bosses on Saturday morning.

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The wider Scotstoun campus, one of the biggest leisure facilities in the city and home to the National Badminton Centre, Squash Centre, a swimming pool, tennis courts and fitness centre, has also been closed.

The condition of the user confirmed as testing positive for the virus is not yet known.

Other sporting venues in Glasgow are being opened as planned.

Glasgow Sport announced in a tweet: “Someone who uses Scotstoun Stadium has been identified as having Coronavirus.

Glasgow Warriors play their home games at Scotstoun Stadium.

“We have temporarily closed Scotstoun Sports Campus and will take appropriate measures in the interests of everyone who uses the venue. Other Glasgow Club venues open as planned. We'll update here ASAP.”

It comes following the news a member of the Scotland women’s rugby team tested positive for the virus.

The player was transferred yesterday to a medical facility and the Women's Six Nations against France scheduled for Saturday night has been called off.

Another seven Scotland players and members of the management team are self isolating.

Five new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Scotland on Friday, taking the total number of infected to 11.