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NHL had 27 positive COVID-19 tests during training camps

Stars had 17; more than 12,000 conducted from Dec. 30-Jan. 11

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League today released the following statement on COVID-19 testing results:

The NHL concluded its 2020-21 formal training camps for the 31 teams with a total of 27 Players with confirmed positive test results for COVID-19 among nine different clubs. The results include 17 Players on the Dallas Stars - most of whom are asymptomatic and all of whom are currently recovering without complication.

During the two-week period from Dec. 30 to Jan. 11, Players were tested on a daily basis with a total of approximately 12,000 tests administered to in excess of 1,200 Players.

Effective with the start of the 2020-21 regular season, the NHL will provide regular updates on the results of tests administered to Players, including the identities of Players.

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