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Boston Bruins player tests positive for COVID-19

Boston Bruins player tests positive for COVID-19
Posted at 2:51 PM, Jun 12, 2020

The Boston Bruins announced Friday that one of their players had tested positive for COVID-19.

The team said the unnamed player, who took two additional tests that came back negative, remains asymptomatic.

"Phase 2 of the NHL's Return to Play Plan requires all players to be tested for COVID-19 prior to using the team's facilities," team officials said in a press release. "As part of this process, the Bruins were advised that a player tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The player underwent two subsequent tests, and both returned negative. The player remains asymptomatic. The Bruins will continue to follow CDC recommendations and adhere to the NHL's protocol. All Bruins players who have returned to this point during Phase 2 have now returned negative test results. The Bruins, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, are providing these details in an effort to be transparent and will provide no further information at this time."

Phase 2 began on June 8.

Phase 3 will begin July 10, the league announced.