Report: Central Arkansas reports no positive tests for COVID-19 after playing in season-opening game
Good news came from Central Arkansas on Monday, as the school announced that there have been no new positive tests among the football team after participating in Saturday’s season opener, kicking off the 2020 college football campaign.
ArkansasOnline.com reported that Central Arkansas had zero positive COVID-19 tests on Monday. The latest round of testing comes two days after UCA competed in the first college football game of the season on Saturday.
Central Arkansas defeated Austin Peay 24-17 in an FCS thriller.
That’s good news for college football teams across the country, hoping to move forward with a fall season. It proves that, if done safely, games can be played without a severe outbreak among the squad.
And it’s really good news for Central Arkansas, which has no time to rest. On Thursday, the Bears are back in action for an FCS-FBS showdown, taking on UAB. It will be the first college football game of the season featuring an FBS squad.
Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET with the game airing on ESPN3.