The National Football League announced Monday zero Covid-19 test results among players after 58,397 tests were administered to 8,573 players and personnel from Aug. 12-20.
Of the 8,573 persons tested, six had confirmed positive results, all non-players.
Prior to Aug. 12, 9,983 players and personnel received “intake testing,” with 170 positive tests, or 1.7%. In ongoing testing after intake through Aug. 11, the overall positivity rate dropped to 0.81% among players, 0.46% overall.
The NFL says the overall positivity rate has not exceeded 1.7% for any club since testing began.