Steelers player tests positive for COVID-19

Steelers player tests positive for COVID-19
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PITTSBURGH — A Steelers player tested positive for COVID-19, according to the team’s spokesperson Burt Lauten.

Lauten sent Channel 11 the following statement:

“We have sent home our coaching staff, players and other staff members out of caution after we had one player test positive for COVID-19 that included several close contacts. We will continue to work with the NFL on contact tracing.”

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