NHL finds two cases of COVID-19 in training camps

The National Hockey League says they have found two positive cases of COVID-19 in training camps.

The league kicked off phase three July 13th and between that day and the 17th, the league conducted 2,618 tests on over 800 players.

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Both players who tested positive have self-isolated and are following CDC and Health Canada protocols.

The league, which is handling all injury reporting for teams, says they will not be providing information on identify of the players or clubs.

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Caleb Jones spoke out this week confirming he tested positive for COVID-19.

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Through the NHL’s phase two the league found a total of 43 cases in players both in and outside of camps.

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