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U-M coronavirus update: Four positives in latest batch of COVID testing

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The last testing dates took place on July 13 and 14.

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The Michigan Wolverines athletic department released the latest data of COVID-19 testing as students and staff return to campus to prepare for a potential fall season. The program tested 121 athletes and coaches/staff this week with four positive tests on July 13-14. 485 student-athletes have been tested for the virus so far with a total of eight positives since testing began. No staff members have received positive tests since returning to campus and 635 students/staff have been tested in total.

Here are the numbers provided by U-M Athletics. These figures span all student-athletes currently on campus, along with staff members and coaches that have been tested. For reference, you can access last week’s report at the link here.

Student-athlete tests for COVID-19 to date: 485

Positive Tests: 8

Staff member tests: 150

Positive tests: 0

Total individual (student-athletes + coaches/staff) tests: 635

Positive tests: 8

Latest testing date: July 13-14

Total individuals (student-athletes + coaches/staff) tested on July 13-14: 121

Positive tests from July 13-14: 4

Michigan continues to bring back athletes in waves and the athletic department plans to continue rolling out weekly updates with the data.