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Sport Oklahoma State LB says he tested positive for coronavirus after attending protest in Tulsa

07:15  03 june  2020
07:15  03 june  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga revealed Tuesday evening that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a protest in Tulsa.

a football player throwing a ball: Amen Ogbongbemiga was one of the top linebackers in the Big 12 last year. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt) © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Amen Ogbongbemiga was one of the top linebackers in the Big 12 last year. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Ogbongbemiga noted he had been “well protective” of himself while attending the protest, and advised others to stay safe if they go out and protest.

A rising senior at Oklahoma State, Ogbongbemiga earned All-Big 12 second-team honors after logging 100 total tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, five sacks and an interception last season. He sent out his own thoughts on the current situation on Saturday.

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Cadets during graduation ceremonies at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., last year.Credit Julius Motal/Associated Press.

Health officials say Oklahoma has recorded its first death linked to the coronavirus . OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man in his 50s died after testing positive for the coronavirus Meanwhile, health and city officials in Tulsa urged the state 's health commissioner, Gary Cox, to

COVID-19 safety amid protests a concern

Cities across the country have seen mass protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, with several athletes and other sports figures taking part.

As thousands of people gather to send a message about racial inequality and police brutality, some are concerned the protests could lead to further spreading of the virus that has already killed more than 100,000 Americans. Social distancing isn’t really a possibility in packed crowds.

Ogbongbemiga’s diagnosis obviously bolsters those concerns, though there are some ways to mitigate the coronavirus risk.

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Trump economic adviser urges wearing of masks at Tulsa rally .
"It is a concern," White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on CNN's "State of the Union" program. "People must observe the safety guidelines, OK, must. The social distancing must be observed. Face coverings in key places must be observed."Asked if he believed people attending Saturday's Trump rally in Tulsa should wear masks, Kudlow said, "Well, OK, probably so."Trump, a Republican seeking re-election in November, will resume his large campaign rallies after a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus shutdown.The U.S.

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