CLEMSON, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Clemson's athletics department says a recent round of testing for the novel coronavirus turned up no positive results for student-athletes involved in fall sports, including football.
In a news release Friday, the department noted the recent round saw 461 people in the department get tested, which included both student-athletes and staff members. While no student-athletes returned a positive result, five staff members did test positive for COVID-19.
Clemson Athletics says since June 1, 1,513 COVID-19 PCR tests have been conducted. 60 individuals have tested positive, but so far no hospitalizations have been required. Since July 10, there was one positive result for a member of the football team.
The department says they have implemented weekly screening protocols as recommended by the ACC and NCAA.