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Arizona coach Sumlin tests favorable for COVID-19

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Arizona football coach Kevin Sumlin has checked favorable for COVID-19, the team revealed Monday.Sumlin, 56, received the outcome following a current round of testing of Arizona’s athletic department staff. He has actually gotten in self-isolation and is currently not experiencing any symptoms. Arizona immediately started contact tracing and figured out that Sumlin’s positive test is not associated with any team activities or close contacts within the football program. “My family and I have actually been aggressive in our efforts to remain safe and healthy throughout the past seven months,”Sumlin said in a ready statement.”My favorable test result, while a shock, is a plain reminder of how we must all stay watchful in our focus on hand cleaning, physical distancing and face coverings. I am feeling well and will be taken part in our ramp-up activities on a virtual basis until I finish the isolation procedure. I eagerly anticipate being back on field in time to start getting ready for the season. “Arizona is set to open preseason camp Friday. The Wildcats open the fall season Nov. 7 at Utah. Sumlin is entering his 3rd season at Arizona with a record of 9-15. Florida State coach Mike Norvell, Toledo’s Jason Candle and Arkansas State’s Blake Anderson have actually likewise tested positive for COVID-19. All have actually because recovered and resumed their normal activities.

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