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Eight Husker athletes, coaches test positive for COVID-19 since April

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Published: Jun. 29, 2020 at 4:42 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Eight Husker athletes or staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 since early April.

Included in that number are five football players and one football staff member, according to Nebraska Athletics.

Nebraska Athletics said 250 athletes have been tested multiple times since some players began voluntarily returning to campus on April 3, resulting in the eight positive tests. Three of the positive tests came upon the individual’s arrival back on campus.

Nebraska Football Head Coach Scott Frost said that a plan has been in place for months about how to test players and coaches and keep a severe spread from occurring.

Husker athletes resumed voluntary workouts on June 1.

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