NFL releases latest COVID-19 test results


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NFL is dealing with 15 new cases of COVID-19 (Kirby Lee - USA Today Sports)
NFL is dealing with 15 new cases of COVID-19 (Kirby Lee - USA Today Sports)

The National Football League and NFL Players Association today announced the COVID-19 monitoring testing results for October 4 – October 10.

During this period, players and Tier 1 and 2 personnel were tested daily. Tier 3 individuals were teste­d weekly. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 follow the joint NFL-NFLPA Treatment Protocol. They are immediately isolated, not permitted access club facilities, or have direct contact with players or personnel. Club medical staff are in re­­gular communication with individuals who test positive to monitor symptoms.

Monitoring Testing results for October 4 – October 10:

37,912 tests were administered to a total of 7,820 players and team personnel.

14,713 tests were administered to 2,456 players; 23,199 tests were administered to 5,364 personnel.

There were eight new confirmed positive tests among players and seven new confirmed positives among other personnel.

Total test results for the entire Monitoring Testing period to-date, Aug 1 – Oct 10:

During Monitoring Testing from Aug 1 – Oct 10, 39 players and 60 other personnel were confirmed positive cases.

More than 400,000 tests were administered to players and personnel during the Aug 1 – Oct 10 period.

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