TAMPA (WFLA) – The National Hockey League says of the more than 250 players that were tested for coronavirus on Monday, 15 of them were confirmed to be positive cases.
The league did not announce the names of the players that tested positive for COVID-19.
These players are currently practicing at training facilities across the U.S. and Canada as part of the NHL’s Phase 2 activities.
According to the league, there have been 1,450 COVID-19 tests administered to the group of players participating in Phase 2 practices.
The league says they have been made aware of the 11 additional players that tested positive outside of the Phase 2 protocol that took effect on June 8.
The NHL says that all players who have tested positive for COVID-19 are self-isolating and are following CDC and Health Canada protocols.
The news comes more than a week after the Tampa Bay Lightning confirmed three players and “additional staff members” tested positive for COVID-19.
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