IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department conducted 22 COVID-19 tests for the week ending June 28.
Five positive tests and 17 negative tests have been received, the department stated Monday in a news release.
As part of the return to campus protocol, testing began May 29, and includes student-athletes, coaches and staff. A total of 17 positive tests and 391 negative tests have been received.
Following the positive test result, protocol established by UI Athletics and medical staff, including contact tracing procedures, is being followed to ensure the safety of all UI Athletics student-athletes and staff. This mandatory protocol also includes isolation for the individuals who test positive, and quarantine for those individuals who might have been exposed to someone with the virus.