UT Athletics confirms multiple cases of virus among athletes following July 4th testing
A spokesperson for University of Tennessee athletics confirmed a number of student-athletes including football players have tested positive for the coronavirus.
VolQuest.com first published the information of several participants across multiple sports showing low-grade symptoms of the virus and then were diagnosed following tests administered to students following the July 4th break.
BREAKING: After having 0️⃣ football players test positive in the first round of testing during June, Tennessee’s post July 4th testing has revealed that multiple student athletes across multiple sports (including football) have tested positive for COVID-19.https://t.co/4kfvLyBDKC
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Vol Football had zero positives during virus testing in June. University officials are unlikely to give an official number of cases due to medical privacy laws.
(PHOTO: University of Tennessee Athletics / Tennessee Football)