The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Michigan State says 16 of 122 athletes tested positive for the new coronavirus during the week of July 20-24 and
four athletic department staff members tested positive from July 18-24.
Those figures include two staff members and an athlete whose positive tests were previously commercial patio furniture announced. Michigan State’s football team is currently awaiting the end of a 14-day quarantine.
The school’s announcement Monday did not specify how many of the 16 positive tests involved football players.The earliest possible return to workouts for football players is Aug. 4, and players will undergo surveillance testing before being cleared to return.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed four rookies – cornerback Luq Barcoo, defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton, cornerback Josiah Scott, and offensive lineman Tre’Vour Wallace-Simms – on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list.
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