Michael Burton of Saints’s Team got a negative result for COVID-19 upon retesting after originally testing positive, according to the report.

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There is some good news for Saints and Lions on Sunday morning after receiving some bad news on Saturday night. After testing positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, full back Michael Burton retested early Sunday and results came back negative with a rapid test. According to The Athletic The game will be played as scheduled.

The contact tracing technology the league used identified three teammates, while four others were identified as having sat near Burton on the team’s plane, according to ProFootballTalk. One of those players was the star of the Saints, who is backing Alvin Camara.

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Sadly, Saturday has been an eventful day in the NFL when it comes to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Titans scored positive 16th while the New England Patriots Quarterback Cam Newton and Kansas City Chiefs Jordan Ta’amu tested positive for the Coronavirus – causing the fourth-week match to be postponed. The Titans’ match with the Pittsburgh Steelers has been moved to Week 7 with slight changes to the team’s schedules, and the Patriots and Presidents hope to start on Monday or Tuesday.

While the league has always been eager to control the potential COVID-19 outbreak, what happened in Nashville earlier this week kept everyone on edge. The saga began Tuesday when it was reported that the Titans would be subject to additional tests for COVID-19 due to three players and five employees having tested positive. On Wednesday, another player tested positive and the NFL made the decision to postpone the fourth week of the Steelers-Titans match until Monday or Tuesday. Things seemed to be moving in the right direction, but Thursday brought another two positive tests, and Titans’ match with the Steelers was rescheduled again later in the season.

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This series of unfortunate events didn’t stop there, however, as two other players tested positive on Friday, and the NFL made the official decision to postpone the Steelers-Titans match until Week 7 and allow the two clubs to use Week 4 as their depositary. a week. Then on Saturday, three other members of the Titans tested positive.

It is possible that this is a situation that does not lead to an outbreak like we saw in Nashville. Just last week, corner player AJ Terrell Atlanta Falcons became the first player to be placed on the Reserve / COVID-19 mid-season list. There were no positive results after the Falcons’ players and staff were tested again, and their match against the Chicago Bears was allowed to continue with scheduled dates.

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