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La. Tech suspends voluntary workouts after second player tests positive for COVID-19

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs(Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV | WAFB)
Updated: Jul. 7, 2020 at 6:43 AM CDT
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RUSTON, La. (WAFB) - Louisiana Tech officials confirmed Monday, July 6, a second football player tested positive for COVID-19 and reported all voluntary workouts have been suspended for a few days due to the latest case.

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Officials added the student-athlete will quarantine for 14 days and contact tracing was able to identify other players that could have been exposed. Those players will self-quarantine for two weeks, according to officials. The program is waiting on test results on several additional student-athletes.

The first positive case for the Bulldog football program was in mid-June, officials reported.

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