The Houston Texans have closed down their training facility today after a Texans player reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. The team has not announced which player tested positive, but did say he is self-isolating.
“Late last night, we received notice that a Texans player tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with NFL protocols, the player immediately self-isolated and our Infection Control Officer and other members of the Infection Response Team began working with the NFL to perform contact tracing," the team said in a news statement. "Our facility will be closed today to players for deep cleaning. We are in close consultation with the NFL, as well as our team of independent doctors and specialists, and will follow their guidance regarding our scheduled bye week operations. The health and safety of our team, as well as our entire staff, are of highest priority.”
The team is currently in a bye week and not scheduled to play until November 8th, when they are supposed to play travel to Jacksonville to play the Jaguars.
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