The Colorado Avalanche revealed Friday that an unnamed player has actually checked positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
In addition to the 2 Ottawa Senators validated to have actually contracted the infection, Friday’s statement brings the variety of cases amongst NHL players to 3.
The Avalanche stated the player was separated after his signs first appeared and has actually currently recuperated.
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“The Colorado Avalanche were advised today that a player has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The player has been at home in isolation since the first symptoms appeared, has recovered and is back to normal. The Avalanche have notified anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete,” a team declaration checked out. “The health and safety of our players, staff, fans, and community remains our highest priority. The Avalanche organization will continue to work in conjunction with our medical staff and public health officials to do everything we can to help the Avalanche community remain safe and healthy during this time.”
Colorado ended up a 3-game trip on March 9 (at Vancouver, San Jose and Los Angeles) prior to holding its final home game versus the New York City Rangers on March 11.
The NHL’s season has actually been on indefinite time out due to the break out given that March 12.