Michigan State’s entire football team will be isolated for 14 days after a second staff member and an athlete test positive for COVID-19.
“During the athletic department’s return to campus policy, student-athletes quarantine when in close contact with a person who tests positive for COVID-19,” the school said in a prepared statement. “The university has specified areas available in quarantine for homebound individuals based on the living arrangements of student-athletes.”
MSU stopped workouts on Wednesday after being tested positive for coronovirus. The school will conduct another round of monitoring tests before deciding to resume the workout.
While all players will separate or quarantine, only staff members who have tested positive or have shown symptoms are required to quarantine during the 14-day period.
No member of Michigan State’s athletic department staff tested positive during the first few rounds of school testing.
Friday marked the beginning of an extended summer period for college football teams, allowing up to eight hours each week for weight training, conditioning, and film review, and for both meetings and walks per day An hour in which football can be used.