EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State Athletics confirmed Wednesday that the university's football team is pausing workers after a staff member tested for positive for COVID-19.
According to a statement from the school, the team was preparing for the start of the 20-hour week when they discovered the case.
Surveillance COVID-19 testing was conducted on all staff members over the weekend and on Wednesday afternoon, the student-athletes were tested.
MSU said late Wednesday afternoon, after testing on student-athletes had been completed, one staff member received a positive result.
The program said it will pause workouts and will not start the 20-hour week until all the surveillance testing results are complete.
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