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2 University of Wisconsin athletes test positive for virus

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MADISON, Wis. — Two University of Wisconsin-Madison athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to campus. The UW Athletic Department announced the positive tests Monday.

The students were not named. They were among 117 student athletes in the first wave being brought back to campus. The university says they are now self-isolating.

Football and volleyball players were the first athletes allowed to return to campus for voluntary workouts beginning June 8. The university did not say which sport the infected students play.


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