UW baseball to pause offseason exercises after uptick in constructive COVID-19 instances


Mike Vorel

UW’s baseball program will pause offseason exercises “after discovering constructive COVID-19 instances and utilizing contact tracing inside the program whereas following its rigorous testing protocols,” a college launch said on Wednesday.

As of Wednesday, 547 Husky athletes have gone by testing and there are presently lively constructive instances inside the athletics division. The college declines to announce which applications the lively instances are related to, although the baseball crew’s sudden pause signifies an uptick. That is the primary UW athletics program that has been compelled to pause coaching attributable to constructive COVID-19 instances since athletes started returning to campus on June 15.

On the identical time final week, UW Athletics reported three lively constructive instances.

All athletes who’ve examined constructive are presently going by UW’s “COVID-19 care and quarantine protocols.” Since June 15, 4,126 PCR assessments have been administered and so they have revealed 41 complete constructive instances.

The UW baseball crew went 9-6 final spring earlier than having the rest of its season canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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