The University Of Florida Football Stops All Activity Due to New Covid Cases

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According to University Officials, the University of Florida football team is pausing all football-related activities following an increase in COVID-19 cases, the school said Tuesday.

Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin said in a statement that the Gators would halt all football activity and look for more clarity on Wednesday. 

“The University of Florida football team has experienced an increase in positive COVID tests among players this week. Out of an abundance of caution, team activities are paused as of Tuesday afternoon,” Stricklin said.

This comes after coaches and university officials bragged about having 90,000 fans at the LSU vs Florida game, which was scheduled for this Saturday. 

“Head coach Dan Mullen has been in communication with football players and their parents, and I have had conversations with the Southeastern Conference office, last week’s opponent Texas A&M, and this week’s opponent LSU. These circumstances will be re-evaluated by UF Health and the athletic department’s sports medicine staff Wednesday.”

19 players have tested positive for COVID-19 and there are sure to be more positive tests moving forward. As of now,…



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