Football practices suspended due to possible coronavirus case
SOUTH POINT, Ohio (WSAZ) - High school football practices have been suspended due to a player saying he has the coronavirus.
According to the South Point Local Schools Superintendent Mark Christian, one of the players on the team self-reported to the coach that he went and got a COVID-19 test and it was positive.
As soon as officials were notified, they sent the football team home and told them to stay home for 14 days.
Since it was self-reported by a student, school officials say they requested his parents to take him to get a COVID-19 test and bring them the results.
Superintendent Christian says the school is working closely with the Lawrence County Health Department and is following their guidelines.
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