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Sports Vikings reopen facility after recording zero positive tests again

22:00  01 october  2020
22:00  01 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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The Minnesota Vikings reopened their facility Thursday morning after the team again recorded zero positive COVID-19 tests the day prior.

Mike Zimmer standing in front of a crowd © Stephen Maturen / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Minnesota will implement enhanced health and safety protocols, including using rapid result "point of care" tests for anyone entering the team's building, sources told Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.

The Vikings reportedly will resume practicing Thursday afternoon.

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The NFC North club closed its facilities after the Tennessee Titans, its Week 3 opponent, experienced a coronavirus outbreak. Five Titans players and six personnel members have tested positive as of Thursday.

The NFL has been forced to reschedule the Titans' Week 4 matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers to later in the season as a result.

The Vikings' game Sunday against the Houston Texas is set to go ahead.

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