This morning the New York Giants announced that a player tested positive for COVID and that the individual was immediately isolated with the contract tracing process taking place immediately.
From the release:
Late last night, we were notified that a Giants player tested positive for COVID-19. The player was immediately self-isolated, and the contact tracing process was initiated.
All of the player's close contacts were identified and were informed to remain home today. Those individuals will participate in meetings remotely. We are working closely with the NFL's Chief Medical Officer regarding next protocol steps.
Quest Diagnostics Training Center will remain open, and the rest of the team will follow their normal practice and meeting schedule.
Just a bit ago, Ian Rapoport added that two coaches were among the "close contacts" that were identified during the contact tracing process.
Those two coaches were outside linebackers coach Bret Bielema and defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson. Rap Sheet adds that several offensive lineman were among those identified as close contacts as well.
As the release shares, the Giants are keeping their football facility open, and those players and coaches still available will follow their normal practice and meeting schedule for now.
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