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University of Iowa Athletics Department reports 3 additional COVID-19 cases

Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 11:19 AM CST
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - The University of Iowa Athletics Department on Monday reported three more COVID-19 cases among student-athletes, coaches and staff.

The department said it conducted a total of 277 PCR tests last week as part of its return to campus protocol, which began on May 29, 2020.

Under the protocol, after a positive test is identified, contact tracing procedures begin, and those who test positive enter a mandatory isolation period. Anyone who may have been exposed to a person who has the virus must also quarantine.

The University of Iowa Athletics Department reports a total of 362 positive tests since testing began.

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