ECU puts the brakes on all athletics activities

Published: Jul. 15, 2020 at 10:42 AM EDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WECT) - Beginning Wednesday July 15, all athletics activities will be suspended at East Carolina University (ECU) until further notice.

“The health and safety of our student-athletes is our top priority and today’s decision comes in consultation with our medical staff,” said ECU Athletics Director Jon Gilbert. “We have performed 452 COVID-19 tests with student-athletes, coaches and staff. Twenty-seven positive tests have been confirmed and five of the 27 have recovered,” he added.

All individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 have been told to self-isolate and will be monitored daily by ECU athletics medical staff.

All ECU athletic facilities and practice fields will be closed.

Copyright 2020 WECT. All rights reserved.

Latest News

Latest News