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Union, Minnesota United reveal positive COVID-19 tests

Field Level Media
29 Oct 2020, 10:19 GMT+10

The Philadelphia Union and Minnesota United each announced Wednesday that a player tested positive for COVID-19, but their respective games were slated to go on.

The identities of the players who tested positive weren't revealed by the teams.

The Union were hosting the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night while Minnesota was at home against the Colorado Rapids.

Philadelphia said a "first-team player" tested positive and that all other players and members of the team returned consecutive negative tests. The Union said the player who tested positive was self-isolating "under a strict and detailed protocol."

Minnesota confirmed its positive test to a player and said all the others players and staff members returned consecutive negative tests. The player who tested positive is self-isolating and will do so until cleared by the team medical staff, according to the team.

--Field Level Media

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