Twelve more Baylor student-athletes test positive for COVID-19
Positive cases now at 37 across all fall sports
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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