New England Patriot’s quarterback Cam Newton has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19!
According to ESPN , upon receiving his results Newton has been excused from his team’s week four game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Sources have confirmed that the NFL forwarded an official statement on Saturday following Newton’s diagnosis to reveal that both teams had a member that tested positive.
— NFL (@NFL) October 3, 2020
It has been indicated that the official game day has been moved without any confirmation of an expected date or time as of right now. They are currently testing members from each team and pending on their results will determine the next steps moving forward.
“Late last night, we received notice that a Patriots player tested positive for COVID-19. The player immediately entered self-quarantine,” states the Patriots said in a forwarded statement Saturday.
Several additional players, coaches and staff who have been in close contact with the player received point of care tests this morning and all were negative for COVID-19.”