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Sport Entire Lakers team to have 14-day quarantine, get tested for COVID-19

01:00  18 march  2020
01:00  18 march  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Ibaka set up a home gym to stay in shape while self- quarantined for 14 - days for COVID - 19 precautions. The Raptors were among a group of teams the NBA reportedly told to get tested for COVID - 19 , which includes the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons and New York

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The Los Angeles Lakers will have every player on the roster tested for COVID-19 and undergo a 14-day self-quarantine, per Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times.

graffiti on a wall: The Los Angeles Lakers, who faced the Brooklyn Nets on March 10th, will get tested for coronavirus. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers, who faced the Brooklyn Nets on March 10th, will get tested for coronavirus.

Turner shared the news after the Lakers had a conference call with players over the coronavirus pandemic.

This news comes on the heels of the Brooklyn Nets announcing that four of their players, one of whom is Kevin Durant, have tested positive for COVID-19.

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McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl stayed behind for a few days to help offer his support before returning to Europe Special thanks to our racing director Andrea Stella (below left, with Seidl) and his guys, who volunteered to stay Down Under for the next 14 days supporting our guys in quarantine .

They have to home- quarantine themselves for 14 days and if they have COVID - 19 symptoms they would have to undergo the necessary screening and lab tests . People who have been in contact of the person who has been tested positive for COVID - 19 , too have to go through the same process.

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This brings the total of NBA players who have tested positive for the coronavirus up to seven. According to Johns Hopkins University, there are 5,894 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States at this time — a figure that is more than five times higher than we had confirmed just one week ago.

Related slideshow: Athletes who have tested positive for COVID-19 (Provided by imagn)

Kevin Durant wearing a suit and tie: Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 but feels fine on March 17, 2020.

Sens' Tkachuk says teammates diagnosed with COVID-19 are 'doing well' .
Find out the latest on COVID-19's impact on the sports world and when sports are returning by subscribing to Breaking News push notifications in the Sports and COVID-19 section. In an NHL video conference call Monday, Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk revealed that his teammates who were diagnosed with COVID-19 are "doing well." "We're a tight group, so we're always in contact with one another," Tkachuk said, according to The Canadian Press. Two unnamed Senators players were separately diagnosed with the coronavirus in the days after the NHL shut down operations March 12 amid the worldwide pandemic.

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