U of M football announces 10 more virus cases

Published 9:26 pm Thursday, November 26, 2020

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MINNEAPOLIS  — The University of Minnesota football program announced late Wednesday that ten more people within the team have tested positive for the coronavirus.

An outbreak among athletes and staff prompted the team to halt all activities on Tuesday, including canceling its game against rival Wisconsin for the first time in 118 years. Minnesota said seven more staff members and three more players have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The program had announced on Tuesday that 15 people within the program had tested positive in a five-day span.

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Ten scheduled games this week involving FBS teams have been postponed or canceled.