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UNLV pauses student-athlete workouts after few test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 4:33 PM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 19:33:57-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The UNLV Athletics Department is pausing voluntary student-athlete workouts after a few of the athletes tested positive for COVID-19.

UNLV Athletics announced on Friday that as part of its screening process, four student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 and have been placed in isolation per medical protocols and procedures.

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Additionally, a handful of other student-athletes who came in contact with those infected have also been placed in quarantine.

And as a result of these developments, UNLV Athletics has temporarily stopped all voluntary workouts for student-athletes at through July 5.

A spokesperson for the department said they are working with medical advisers and team physicians to determine when it will be safe to resume student-athlete workouts.