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U-M coronavirus update: Four new positives in latest testing, including first staff member

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The last testing dates took place on July 20 and 21.

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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 94 athletes and coaches/staff this week with four positive tests on July 20-21. 559 student-athletes have been tested for the virus so far with a total of 12 positives since testing began. One staff members has received a positive test — which took place during testing this past week — since returning to campus and this 729 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: 559

Positive Tests: 12

Staff member tests: 179

Positive tests: 1

Total individual (student-athletes + coaches/staff) tests: 729

Positive tests: 13

Latest testing date: July 20-21

Total individuals (student-athletes + coaches/staff) tested on July 20-21: 94

Positive tests from July 20-21: 4