The NFL has suffered a great setback when it comes to coronavirus testing. The NFL may have run into a major issue regarding a return, as a new problem has came up regarding testing.
On Sunday morning, Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network voice that several NFL teams are altering or canceling football activities. The NFL released a statement regarding this occurrence:
“Saturday’s daily COVID testing returned several positives tests from each of the clubs serviced by the same laboratory in New Jersey. We are working with our testing partner, BioReference, to investigate these results, while the clubs work to confirm or rule out the positive tests. Clubs are taking immediate precautionary measures as outlined in the NFL-NFLPA’s health and safety protocols to include contact tracing, isolation of individuals and temporarily adjusting the schedule, where appropriate. The other laboratories used for NFL testing have not had similar results.”
Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Saturday Covid-19 testing came back with nine positive cases for players and staff.