The NHL introduced Monday that 26 gamers have now examined certain for coronavirus since Section 2 of the league’s Go back-to-Play plan started previous this month.
The league issued a commentary confirming that of the greater than 250 gamers who participated in coaching at membership amenities since Section 2 started on June eight, 15 have now examined certain for COVID-19.
A minimum of 11 different gamers who didn’t take part in non-compulsory coaching additionally examined certain, the league mentioned.
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“There were in way over 1,450 COVID-19 checks administered to this staff of Avid gamers. The ones checks have ended in a complete of 15 Avid gamers returning showed certain check effects for COVID-19,” the commentary learn.
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“All Avid gamers who’ve examined certain had been self-isolated and are following CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] and Well being Canada protocols. The NHL will proceed to offer common updates at the selection of checks administered to Avid gamers and the result of the ones checks,” the league added.
The NHL has now not set a date for the beginning of coaching camps, which was once anticipated to start out as early as July 10. With a spike in new circumstances, the league’s timeline to renew play stays unclear.
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The NHL has additionally but to call the 2 “hub” towns the place the season might be held.
The Related Press contributed to this record.