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Sport Cardinals COVID-19 outbreak: Team cleared to travel, return to field after quarantine and negative tests

07:40  05 august  2020
07:40  05 august  2020 Source:   cbssports.com

Michigan State up to 16 athletes, 4 staffers positive for COVID-19

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Rutgers had suspended all team activities and quarantined its entire team last week after 15 players tested positive since they returned to campus Northeast states are the country's last bastion against recent COVID - 19 surges. Here's what we know about travel quarantines role in limiting spread.

7 players and 6 staffers returned positive COVID - 19 tests within the past week. The team will remain in Milwaukee -- where they have been quarantined since Thursday -- until medical officials clear them to travel . The Cards were supposed to play the Tigers at Comerica Park in Detroit beginning August

The St. Louis Cardinals received negative results from a round of rapid COVID-19 testing and are now free to travel and return to the field. The team had been quarantining in its Milwaukee hotel room following a cluster of 13 positive cases in recent days, including seven players. Team president of baseball operations John Mozeliak announced the lifted restrictions during a Tuesday night Zoom call with media.

a baseball player holding a bat: Jul 22, 2020; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) is congratulated by first base coach Stubby Clapp (82) after hitting a single during the second inning of an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium. © Provided by CBS Sports

Jul 22, 2020; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (4) is congratulated by first base coach Stubby Clapp (82) after hitting a single during the second inning of an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium.

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Find a testing location Types of tests Two types of COVID - 19 tests are available: Viral Hospitalized patients with COVID - 19 symptoms. Investigation and management of outbreaks , including Proof of a negative test should not be required prior to returning to the workplace after documented COVID

Travelers must provide a certificate of a negative Covid - 19 test taken within seven days of arrival. Without proof, the government can require visitors “Persons traveling to Antigua and Barbuda from countries where there are outbreaks of Covid - 19 ,” may be required to quarantine , according to the

The Cardinals are scheduled to begin a three-game series against the rival Cubs on Friday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Barring the unexpected, that series should proceed as planned. Per MLB.com's Anne Rogers, the team will return to St. Louis on Wednesday and conduct a Thursday workout in advance of the Cubs series.

The Cardinals will enter that series short-handed, as they'll be without catcher Yadier Molina and shortstop Paul DeJong, who were among the Cardinals players to test positive. They'll also be without starter Carlos Martinez, who was placed on the IL for undisclosed reasons. Infielders Edmundo Sosa and Rangel Ravelo and right-handed relievers Junior Fernandez and Kodi Whitley also tested positive for COVID-19 and are on the IL. The outbreak caused two scheduled series, one against the Brewers in Milwaukee and another against the Tigers in Detroit, to be postponed.

The Cardinals are not the only team to experience a COVID-19 outbreak this year. The Marlins had 21 members of their traveling party test positive last week, including 18 players. Miami returned to action Tuesday night against the Orioles.

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DeWine first tested positive​ for the coronavirus when he was tested ahead of meeting President Trump, as per the current protocol. That test was a rapid antigen test, CBS Cleveland affiliate WOIO reports. Instead of greeting Mr. Trump at the tarmac, DeWine went back to Columbus and took a PCR test at a lab. The PCR tests taken Thursday were negative for the governor, first lady and staff members, and were run on lab machines twice with results coming in negative both times, according to WOIO.

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