Jul 24, 2020 - Sports

Michigan State football team to quarantine or self-isolate

A Spartan helmet in 2017.

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Michigan State University's football team will quarantine or self-isolate for the next 14 days after a student-athlete and staff member tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Why it matters: The team was set to begin the next phase of summer training on Friday. Players must undergo repeated testing before they can be cleared to participate in workouts and training again.

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