Indiana restarts football workouts following pause
Indiana has announced that football workouts have resumed after taking a pause two weeks ago due to COVID-19 test results.
On Friday, Kevin Brockway of CNHI Indiana was one of many media outlets to report the numbers released by Indiana in regards to its testing. The IU athletic department has conducted 480 screenings for the virus and has returned 33 positive tests. There have been 447 negatives.
IU announces it has administered 480 tests for COVID-19 within all athletics since testing began June 8, with 447 negatives and 33 positives.
— KevinBrockwayCNHIIndiana (@KevinBrockwayG1) July 31, 2020
The Hoosiers paused football workouts on July 17 after an uptick in positive test results. The school has been testing student-athletes, coaches and staff as they return to campus for voluntary workouts.
When the football program paused workouts, it had six positive tests for the team.
Indiana has been one of a handful of schools which has paused workouts at some point during the summer months. Ohio State and Maryland also stopped workouts, and Michigan State and Rutgers currently have their entire football teams in quarantine.