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Sports 2nd Ottawa Senators player tests positive for coronavirus

20:15  21 march  2020
20:15  21 march  2020 Source:   globalnews.ca

Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19

  Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19 An Ottawa Senators player is the first National Hockey League player to test positive for COVID-19. The player, who was not identified, had mild symptoms and is in isolation, the Ottawa Senators said in a statement released just before midnight on Tuesday. The player, who was not identified, had mild symptoms and is in isolation, the Ottawa Senators said in a statement released just before midnight on Tuesday.

A second Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Saturday. "The Ottawa Senators ' medical team is actively monitoring players and staff and following all appropriate and professional guidelines to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and

Ottawa Senators Player Has Coronavirus 'Mild Symptoms'. The team is not naming the player yet but it's believed this is the first positive test in the hockey league. "The Ottawa Senators are in the process of notifying anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete and are working

a clock hanging off the side of a building: Home rink of the Ottawa Senators the Home rink of the Ottawa Senators the "Canadian Tire Centre" is pictured in Ottawa on March 12, 2020. An infectious disease expert says the NHL's first positive test for COVID-19 doesn't come as a shock. And Dr. Gerald Evans adds the league should be prepared for more cases in the widening pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The Ottawa Senators say a second player on the team has tested positive for novel coronavirus on Saturday.

The team issued a statement which said that the affected player was part of an away trip that included games in San Jose, Anaheim and Los Angeles.

Fifty-two people travelled with the team on the road trip, including players, staff, media, guests and flight crew. The team said that 44 people have shown no symptoms, eight people have been tested and two positive results were confirmed.

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Ottawa played in San Jose on March 7, one of the three games held at the SAP Center after officials in Santa Clara County recommended against holding Earlier Tuesday, NBA superstar Kevin Durant also tested positive for the coronavirus , along with three other players on the Brooklyn Nets.

A second player for the NBA’s Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed on Thursday, a day after the league said it was suspending the season until further notice amid the global coronavirus outbreak.

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They said they are still awaiting results of tests that were done on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Everyone on the trip was told to self-quarantine beginning March 14.

The organization announced the first positive result on Wednesday. Much like this time, the team did not disclose who the affected player was.

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"The Ottawa Senators' medical team is actively monitoring players and staff and following all appropriate and professional guidelines to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and the greater community," a statement from the team read.

The organization said it will continue to provide updates when "appropriate" but will be "maintaining the privacy of the individuals impacted."

The NHL put its 2019-2020 season on an indefinite hiatus in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ontario has 369 active cases of coronavirus in the province as of Saturday morning. Five have been resolved and two deaths have occurred, a 77-year-old man from Barrie and a 51-year-old man from the Halton Region.

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