Appalachian State Football Team with COVID-19 Outbreak/Cluster(11 Cases):Football Practice has been suspended

Posted by Press Release on August 18, 2020 at 11:38 pm under College | Read the First Comment

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Appalachian State University is monitoring a COVID-19 cluster including 11 cases among students and staff associated with the football team.

State health leaders said seven students and four staff members tested positive for the coronavirus.

AppHealthCare contacted those who tested positive and instructed them to recover in isolation. Health staff members are identifying close contacts and instructing them to also quarantine as a precautionary measure. A close contact is defined as someone who has been within 6 feet of an infected person for more than 15 minutes.

The university has suspended practice at this time.


  • look said,

    So they app a mid major d1 with all their money thinks it is not wise and safe. ALso believe they cannot handle the 1st cluster but oh yeah gcs/fcs who are both grossly underfunded can go PLAY BALL lol just think about that. Big 10 Pac 12 cancel too btw. Yall crazy and have tunnel vision.