(CNN)The checklist of athletics applications in universities throughout the US reporting coronavirus cases is rising.
From Auburn College to the College of Central Florida, dozens of athletes have examined optimistic after returning to campus in latest weeks, prompting questions on the opportunity of some faculty sports activities returning when the autumn semester begins.
The NCAA started to permit voluntary athletics actions in all Division I sports activities in June, and the group has stated that each one the codecs, timelines and beforehand decided websites for fall championships stay unchanged.
“We proceed to acknowledge the continuing uncertainty in regards to the unfold of the virus and the totally different actions and approaches states are taking to handle it might trigger modifications to be made to the taking part in and follow seasons and the championships as issues progress,” Lynda Tealer, Division I Competitors Oversight Committee chair, stated in a launch.
“Additional, we are going to stay nimble to react to a fluid and unpredictable surroundings in ways in which defend the well being, security and well-being of student-athletes, coaches, directors and spectators,” she stated.
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Seven athletes from three of the college’s sports activities applications examined optimistic in early June. All had been asymptomatic and would stay in quarantine for 14 days, the college stated.
Three soccer gamers from the college in Alabama examined optimistic, an Auburn athletics spokesperson confirmed to CNN. The three athletes had been asymptomatic and positioned in self-isolation in a dorm away from the remainder of the group.
Not less than one soccer participant examined optimistic for the virus, a spokesman for this system advised CNN on Tuesday. The spokesman believed particular numbers couldn’t be given out attributable to privateness protections.
The college reported one new case of Covid-19.
The West Virginia faculty introduced it had a number of athletes take a look at optimistic for COVID-19.
Kevin Klintworth, senior affiliate athletic director, stated in early June that three student-athlete assessments resulted in “asymptomatic positives.” Greater than 150 student-athletes, employees and administration members had been examined in the course of the athletic division’s reopening protocol.
Linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga, one of many three gamers, introduced on Twitter he had examined optimistic after attending a protest in Tulsa.
“After attending a protest in Tulsa AND being properly protecting of myself, I’ve examined optimistic for COVID-19. Please, if you’re going to protest, deal with your self and keep secure,” he tweeted.
He was certainly one of 30 gamers on the soccer group to return to campus.
The athletic division on Monday confirmed latest optimistic assessments for Covid-19 throughout the males’s basketball program. It didn’t present a lot of affected athletes.
A number of College of Alabama soccer gamers tested positive for coronavirus in early June, based on a number of experiences, together with Sports Illustrated and AL.com.
Of the 60 soccer gamers that returned to campus, three examined optimistic for coronavirus. The UCF Athletics Division stated the student-athletes had been in isolation however didn’t give particulars on their situation.
The athletics division stated out of the 237 Covid-19 assessments administered to employees and athletes since late Might, one individual has examined optimistic.
This checklist can be up to date.