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Saskatchewan Roughriders members, staff test positive for COVID-19

Several members and support staff from the Saskatchewan Roughriders recently tested positive for COVID-19.

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On July 18, 2022, the Saskatchewan Roughriders released a statement that confirmed that several members of the team tested positive but are taking the necessary steps to avoid spreading.

“At least five players in various states of (COVID-19) protocol.”

As the team travelled together across the country after playing the Toronto Argonauts in Touchdown Atlantic last Saturday In Wolfville, N.S., all players, coaches and staff will undergo mandatory testing for the next several days.

According to a release, the club is working with the CFL Medical Committee and following all COVID-19 policies and procedures set by the CFL.

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Out of an abundance of caution, the team will not practice on Tuesday but is expecting to resume all on field activities on Wednesday.

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Rider fans touchdown in Nova Scotia – Jul 16, 2022

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