NBA: Seven gamers discovered constructive for COVID-19 over previous week amongst 456 examined

NBA: Seven gamers discovered constructive for COVID-19 over previous week amongst 456 examined

The league doesn’t determine gamers outcomes, however any participant who assessments constructive is remoted or quarantined till they’re cleared below NBA well being and security tips.

NBA: Seven players found positive for COVID-19 over past week among 456 tested

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New York: Seven NBA gamers have examined constructive for COVID-19 among the many 456 gamers examined by the league prior to now week, the NBA introduced on Wednesday.

The league doesn’t determine gamers outcomes, however any participant who assessments constructive is remoted or quarantined till they’re cleared below NBA well being and security tips.

Protocols additionally require these recognized as having been in shut contact to an contaminated individual to quarantine.

The latest outbreak challenge got here when the NBA postponed Toronto’s scheduled house sport at Tampa, Florida, on Sunday in opposition to the Chicago Bulls as a result of the Raptors wouldn’t have the minimal eight gamers accessible for the competition.

One other Raptors contest in Tampa, deliberate for Tuesday in opposition to Detroit, was delayed to Wednesday pending check outcomes.

The Raptors listed 5 gamers out on Wednesday night as a result of COVID-19 well being and security protocols— Psacal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, O.G. Anunoby, Malachi Flynn and Patrick McCaw.

Others listed as out on the COVID-19 listing embrace Spanish heart Marc Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers, New York’s Derrick Rose and Sacramento’s Jabari Parker and Hassan Whiteside.

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