Athletes, Staff test positive for COVID-19 at University of Maryland

Ruben Hill
July 14, 2020

According to the report, the University tested 185 athletes and staffers Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Maryland Terrapins suspended voluntary football workouts Saturday after the latest round of COVID-19 testing.

The University says contact tracing is ongoing and all identified individuals will follow a mandated 14-day self-observation period, under the supervision of university health officials.

The Terrapin student-athletes and staff who tested positive are now in self-isolation and will be monitored by health officials. We really can't blame them considering the direction the COVID-19 pandemic is taking in the United States right now.

According to a release, the athletic department made the decision to suspend the individual football training under guidance from the Prince George's County Health Department. It said 105 athletes were tested by the school in June with no positive cases. A number of big-time schools have recently reported multiple positive tests, including Clemson, Texas, and Alabama.

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