A handful of Alabama football players reportedly examined positive for coronavirus as player-led exercises resumed earlier this week in preparation for the 2020 season.
A number of players have examined positive for the virus, AL.com reported Thursday. The outlet reported that no precise quantity was given for how many individuals have been contaminated. A minimum of one participant who was a component of the exercises this week examined positive and was asymptomatic, in accordance to the report.
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BamaInsider reported that as many as 5 players had examined positive. CBS 42 reported that none of the players who had examined positive beforehand confirmed signs of the coronavirus and that the listing included no less than one quarterback, ability players and a lineman.
“The health and safety of our student-athletes is a top priority. Resources and protocols are in place to ensure they receive the best medical care when returning to campus. Due to privacy laws we cannot share information specific to the health of our student-athletes,” the varsity stated in a press release to BamaInsider.
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The SEC stated final month that in-person athletics actions might resume on campuses June 8. The so-called “transition period” would enable college students to return to SEC campuses to “gradually adapt to full training and sports activity after this recent period of inactivity.”
In accordance to Yahoo Sports, Alabama players have been coming again to Tuscaloosa to bear COVID-19 assessments amongst different medical evaluations.
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Alabama has reported greater than 18,700 coronavirus circumstances because the pandemic started.