FC Tucson announced on Thursday that one of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The club didn't specify if it was a coach or front office employee, but the individual who came up positive for the novel coronavirus is currently in quarantine.
An official announcement from our club President. The USL released the medical protocols today and can be found on our website or the link below. We are committed to transparency as we navigate through these times. https://t.co/7ZRugqosY9 pic.twitter.com/SnwgFh9WZn— FC Tucson (@FCTucson) June 25, 2020
"The individual has been placed in isolation and we look forward to welcoming them back as soon as possible," FC Tucson president Amanda Powers said in a press release.
FC Tucson opened up its team facilities earlier in the month and held distant non-contact workouts. Every player and staff member is required to wear a mask upon entry and follow strict safety protocols.
The USL League One Board of Governors voted for the season to return on July 18.
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