NFL releases latest COVID-19 testing results

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Kirby Lee - USA Today Sports
Kirby Lee - USA Today Sports

The National Football League and NFL Players Association today announced the COVID-19 monitoring testing results for August 30– September 5.

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 August 30 – September 5:

44,510 tests were administered to a total of 8,349 players and team personnel.

17,519 tests were administered to 2,641 players; 26,991 tests were administered to 5,708 personnel.

There was one new confirmed positive test among players and seven new confirmed positives among other personnel.

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