Tennessee basketball player tests positive for COVID-19

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A member of the Tennessee men’s basketball team has tested positive for COVID-19.

The University of Tennessee made the announcement in a news release on Friday.

“After testing several domestic members of our men’s and women’s basketball teams, one male student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19,” Tom Satkowiak, Tennessee associate athletic director for communications, said. “With a plan already in place, our Sports Medicine staff immediately activated isolation and contact-tracing protocol in collaboration with the Knox County Health Department.”

UT has a plan in place for students who test positive for the novel coronavirus.

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