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Anotha’ one: Los Angeles Chargers players test positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles Chargers announce in a statement Thursday that a player tested positive for COVID-19. The player has been notified and will self-quarantine. The Chargers has informed the players in close contact to the player should remain home and participate remotely.

The Chargers facility will remain open and the team will follow normal practice schedules. Meetings will be held virtually with guidance of the NFL.

This is the Chargers’ first confirmed case since training camp. This follows the New York Giants confirmed COVID-19 test case. The Giants placed left guard Will Hernandez on the reserve/COVID list and other were sent home as well. The NFL has dealt with a plethora of positive COVID-19 tests.

As of Thursday, the Broncos will still host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday at 4:05 p.m. ET.

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