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Sport Matthew Stafford back with Detroit Lions after false positive for COVID-19

02:10  05 august  2020
02:10  05 august  2020 Source:   touchdownwire.usatoday.com

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© Tannen Maury, EPA-EFE/REX Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford scrambles away from a Green Bay Packers defender at Lambeau Field in Green Players who test positive for COVID - 19 but are asymptomatic can return 10 days after the initial test, or five days after the initial test but with two

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has reportedly tested positive for COVID - 19 . The news comes two days after the Lions put Stafford on the reserve/ COVID - 19 list. UP NEXT. NOW PLAYING: story. Matthew Stafford reportedly tests positive for COVID - 19 . WXYZ Detroit , MI.

The Detroit Lions got some good news Tuesday. Quarterback Matthew Stafford is back with the team and able to practice after he learned his COVID-19 test produced a false positive.

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The veteran Lions’ quarterback had been on the reserve/COVID-19  list since Saturday. That list designates when a player either has taken a test that has come back positive or has been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

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Lions QB Matt Stafford tested positive for COVID over the weekend -- and has now hit Detroit 's reserve list over it. Stafford came down with the positive test Kelly has also undergone serious brain surgery in the last year and a half having a tumor removed in a 12-hour operation back in April 2019.

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has reportedly tested positive for COVID - 19 . The news comes two days after the Lions put Stafford on the reserve/ COVID - 19 list. NOW PLAYING: Trending. Matthew Stafford reportedly tests positive for COVID - 19 . WXYZ Detroit , MI.

Stafford has had three tests since and they all came back negative.

“To be clear, Matthew does NOT have COVID-19 and never has had COVID-19 and the test in question was a false-positive,” the Lions said in a statement. “Also, all of Matthew’s family have been tested and everyone is negative.”

Wide receiver Kenny Golladay, tight end T.J. Hockenson, cornerback Amani Oruwariye, safety Jalen Elliott and punter Arryn Siposs remain on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

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