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Breaking: UVA reports six players out for today’s game with BC after COVID testing

uva athleticsSix Virginia Football student-athletes are unavailable for today’s game with Boston College following recent COVID-19 testing. The six student-athletes are currently in isolation or quarantine.

All positive tests were reported to the Thomas Jefferson Health District of the Virginia Department of Health and UVA Student Health.

The individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 were notified according to local health guidelines as a means to trace contacts. Those individuals will self-isolate for at least 10 days, or until symptoms are resolving plus 24-hours fever free (whichever is longer) and be medically evaluated before they will be cleared to resume daily sports participation.

Known close contacts of those who test positive, as determined by the Virginia Department of Health, will be asked to self-quarantine for at least 14 days and are unable to participate in daily sports activities during that time.

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