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How Michigan Football’s COVID-19 Numbers Are Being Taken Out of Context

Here’s how we got to where we are this week.

Diving into what exactly the numbers are for Michigan football and why what you see on the from multiple reporters are not correct.

This week, Michigan athletics announced an additional 13 positives within the department (9 players, 4 staff members) after 15 tests last week. Still, this has led to some pretty irresponsible narratives and a lack of context being put out by people who should know better.

So, let’s dive into what the numbers mean and what it tells us about why Michigan was unable to field a team this week. Context matters and is important! Hopefully this helps you get up to speed on what led us here.