15 NHL players test positive for COVID-19 per league update


The NHL announced 15 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since Phase 2 activities began on June 8.

In total, the NHL has administered over 1,450 tests since Phase 2 began. That phase included players reporting to home facilities for voluntary, small group training. The NHL says over 250 players reported for Phase 2.

In addition to those 15 players, an additional 11 players have tested positive for COVID-19. Those positive results came outside of the Phase 2 protocol.

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All players who have tested positive have been self-isolated and are following CDC and Health Canada guidelines, according to the NHL.

The league says they will continue to update the numbers of tests administered, and the results of those tests.

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15 NHL players test positive for COVID-19 per league update originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Source: Yahoo Sports

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