Kansas Suspends Voluntary Football Workouts Due to COVID-19

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Kansas has suspended voluntary football workouts on Friday after increased coronavirus cases were reported in the Jayhawks' program. 

After testing 164 student-athletes, 16 people have tested positive for COVID-19, with 12 of those being football players. The university's director of athletics Jeff Long said in a statement, "After the increase in positive COVID-19 tests within our football program, our medical team at Kansas Team Health has recommended discontinuing voluntary workouts immediately." 

Jayhawks football workouts suspended after a dozen players test positive for coronavirus

Jayhawks football workouts suspended after a dozen players test positive for coronavirus

The school is suggesting that all players and coaches self-quarantine for the next two weeks. Once the quarantine period is over, student athletes and staff "will be retested to determine whether conditioning activities will resume."

Kansas said all other sports that have returned to campus will continue their voluntary workouts at this time. 

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