Indianapolis Colts say COVID-19 test showed false positives for the coronavirus


INDIANAPOLIS (WXIN/WDTN) – The Indianapolis Colts now say the several individuals within the organization that had tested positive for the coronavirus are negative and the previous tests were false positives.

In a second statement released Friday morning, the team said the four samples were re-tested and confirmed to be negative.

Here’s the team’s statement:

Earlier this morning, we were informed that four individuals within our organization tested posted for COVID-19.

The four positive samples were re-tested and have been confirmed negative. After consultation with NFL and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills, the team will open the practice facility this afternoon under the league’s intensive protocol and will continue preparation for Sunday’s game against Cincinnati.

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The team said earlier Friday it was working to confirm the positive tests from “several individuals”.

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