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Clemson sees 23 football players test positive for COVID-19

None of those contracting the coronavirus have been hospitalized.
Credit: AP Photo/Eric Gay
Clemson gathers before a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against LSU Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans.

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson said 23 football players have tested positive for the coronavirus since the athletes returned to campus this month.

The school said in all there have been 28 positive tests for COVID-19, including two football staffers and three athletes from other sports.

None of those contracting the virus have been hospitalized. Those testing positive are isolated for at least 10 days.

The uptick at Clemson is similar to one in the state of South Carolina, which reported a single-day high of 1,081 cases on Friday.

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