Indiana reports no positive COVID-19 tests among student-athletes, staff
While several schools across the country have reported one or multiple positive COVID-19 tests, Indiana University is currently at zero. The school made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon.
Kevin Brockway of CNHI Indiana reported on Tuesday that Indiana has claimed no positive COVID-19 tests among student-athletes, coaches and staff. As of Tuesday, 187 tests have been administered and testing began on June 9.
Student-athletes, coaches and staff have been returning to campus in Bloomington recently, as the NCAA lifted its ban on organized team activities. That moratorium was ended on June 1.
Indiana reports no positive COVID-19 tests among athletes in first 187 tests conducted. Tests began June 9 #iufb #iubb
— KevinBrockwayCNHIIndiana (@KevinBrockwayG1) June 23, 2020
Student-athletes, coaches and staff members in football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball have been tested. Those three sports were permitted to return to campus first, while other athletic teams have been allowed to return at a later date.
Indiana’s football team is scheduled to open the 2020 season on Friday, Sept. 4 at Wisconsin. The Hoosiers were 8-5 last season.