Twelve more Baylor student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

Positive cases now at 37 across all fall sports
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Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 5:24 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - As Baylor continues to onboard student-athletes ahead of the fall semester, ongoing testing for COVID-19 continues, 12 more student athletes across all fall sports have tested positive. Baylor will be releasing a weekly report of both positive and negative COVID-19 tests.

Below are the test results and statement sent in the weekly press release:

Baylor Athletics COVID-19 Testing Update

As of July 13, 2020

  • Positive cases = 37
  • Active cases = 16
  • Symptomatic cases = 6
  • Asymptomatic cases = 10
  • New cases since last week (7/6) = 12*
  • Total number of cases being monitored = 13*

* - New cases are from multiple sports and not all are currently in Waco.

** - This number includes primary contacts.

Baylor Athletics will continue to work in partnership with Baylor University Health Services, Baylor Scott & White – Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopedics, and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District, to ensure best practices as they take steps toward being “Re-United.”

Note: The original version of this story stated that 11 new student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19. Baylor Athletics issued the following correction on 7/14:

We had a positive result that arrived shortly after our July 6 release which was mistakenly omitted from the count of new cases since last week (25 on 7/6), but it was included in our total number of positive cases. We apologize for the error.”

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