The following are updated COVID-19 testing numbers from the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics as of July 17.
“Since testing began in June, a total of 518 tests have been administered.
Positive test results since June total 41 with the breakdown per sport showing 28 in football, five in men’s basketball, six in women’s basketball, one in women’s soccer and one staff member.
All individuals entered self-isolation for 14 days at the time of their positive result and contact tracing was initiated.”
WVU did not provide abreakdown of the number of current active infections or recovered cases. However the initial nine individuals that tested positive have been released and are back performing workouts. By the end of this week, another significant portion will have completed their isolation periods, and with a negative test will also be eligibile to return.