UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson is not going to play within the Bruins’ sport in opposition to Oregon Saturday as a result of COVID-19 protocols. Thompson-Robinson tweeted Friday evening that he didn’t have the coronavirus, after the college introduced that two people with the UCLA soccer program and three members of its athletics assist employees examined constructive for COVID-19.
On Saturday, morning, the junior stated he wouldn’t be taking part within the 12:30 p.m. sport at Eugene, Oregon. “I cannot have the chance to play vs. Oregon immediately for causes out of my management. Annoyed I am unable to assist the group however they are going to nonetheless be nice regardless! #GoBruins,” Thompson-Robinson tweeted.
Redshirt freshman Chase Griffin gave the impression to be in line to begin at quarterback for the Bruins. Neither particular person with the soccer program who examined constructive traveled with the group for Saturday’s sport, which was not in peril of being canceled, an athletics spokesperson instructed Metropolis Information Service.
Anybody with a constructive consequence instantly enters isolation for 10 days from the date of the take a look at or till the verification of a false constructive. Anybody deemed to have been in shut contact with somebody who examined constructive goes into quarantine for 14 days from the final date of contact.
Since UCLA Athletics started testing on June 22, 9,660 exams have been administered with 22 positives amongst gamers, coaches and employees, 0.23%. UCLA doesn’t launch the names of people who’ve examined constructive or specify their roles of their applications in an try to guard their privateness.
Some media experiences indicated that as many as 9 Bruins gamers can be unavailable in opposition to Oregon due to COVID-19 protocols, however the faculty’s athletics division didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.