Clemson announced Friday that 14 football players tested positive for COVID-19 this week, bringing the program’s running tally reportedly to 37 a week after 23 players tested positive upon returning to campus last week. The 14 additional positive cases are part of 19 new cases it reported this week for all athletes. It did not identify which other sports had been affected.
In total, Clemson’s reporting shows 290 tests have been conducted among student-athletes, and 43 have returned positive results. 18 of the 43 are still classified as “active” cases.
Thankfully, none of the affected athletes has been hospitalized, according to the university.
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…as WBUR reports, the institution is hoping to bring back some of those workers later this year.
The staff members laid off Friday come from most parts of the university: finance, athletics, special events, and fundraising. The university said it will review their status in the fall, and they will their retain health insurance and other benefits between now and then.
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