On Wednesday last week, Christie was instructed to self-isolate himself after being deemed to be a contact of Southampton’s Stuart Armstrong. The former Celtic midfielder tested positive before Scotland’s play-off semi-final win at home to Israel, a game in which Bitton played.
Hatem Abd Elhamed and another team staff member were found positive in the coronavirus inspection conducted this morning by the Israeli team. All other team players and teams were found negative, an Israeli spokesman told newsmen.
With the current cases of the coronavirus in Celtic, the head coach Neil Lennon has a number of injury concerns in addition to the coronavirus cases which means Celtic is currently facing a hard time. Scotland winger Forrest is out with an ankle stress fracture, centre-back Christopher Jullien has not played for a month because of a back problem.
Their striker Albian Ajeti who joined them recently will be missing their next game due to hamstring injury, the game will be against St Johnstone. He will now be missing the first Old Firm derby of the season.