WESTWOOD—An UCLA football player who tested positive for the Coronavirus is now out of isolation and joined the rest of the team on October 31. He participated with some of the other players that went into isolation from being in close contact with that player.
According to the Los Angeles Times, a follow up PCR test was performed because it was said to be more reliable and sensitive. This test returned a negative result, confirming a false positive from the first test which was shown positive almost two weeks ago.
All players were cleared as they prepare for the game vs Colorado University happening on November 7 at the University of Colorado, on the Folsom field in Boulder, Colorado.
The UCLA Bruins had eight players tested positive over the summer.
The NCAA Testing strategy for college athletic sports are pre-season, regular season, and post-season coronavirus testing, including daily self-health checks performed on all athletes and athletic personnel before entering and athletic facility. Therefore, game day comes close and all guidelines have been met.
The Colorado University will allow 920 family members to attend the game, however no fans can attend, but have been encouraged to watch the game on ESPN and Fox Family of sports network. The game is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m.