NBA: 25 players, 10 staff members test positive for COVID-19 in latest update
A total of 25 players have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the latest announcement by the NBA and its Players’ Association.
A total 351 players were tested since June 23, and 7.12% came out with positive test results.
In addition, 10 of 884 staff members (1.13%) also tested positive.
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The said 35 individuals shall remain in self-isolation to recover and satisfy public health protocol requirements before being able to rejoin their respective teams.
The NBA is returning to action in one host site in Orlando, Florida beginning on July 30, giving everyone the allowance to ensure safety.
There will be 22 teams participating in the games, and each can bring up to a 35-member contingent for the season restart.