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NBA Discloses How Many Players Tested For Coronavirus

SPORTS - Karen Smith Article


Fans have been waiting patiently for the return of their sports leagues due to the lockdown and quarantine rulings that causes sports to put a pause on games. The NBA is set to return to play and are preparing to resume play in Orlando. Florida has seen a spike since re-opening of Covid-19 cases.

Regardless, the players are gearing for play in the bubble city and just a few days ago, 302 players were tested for the first time.

Over the last couple of days, some information has leaked as to who has tested positive although today, the NBA released a comprehensive report where they revealed how many players have the virus. As it turns out, 16 of the 302 players tested were positive. What makes this outcome scary is that staff members, including coaches, were not a part of these results which means the numbers could be much higher.

NBA has made it clear that these players will be heading into quarantine for fourteen days, but will still push forward with plans for resuming the season. Will plans change on how the Orlando situated season be executed if more players test positive? The NBA and its fans will soon find out in a few weeks.