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Ohio State pauses voluntary workouts on campus for seven sports, including football

Associated Press

Ohio State has paused voluntary workouts by athletes of seven sports, including football, on campus after getting the results of its most recent coronavirus testing.

Ohio State coach Ryan Day

The school said in a statement Wednesday night that workouts have been paused for football, men’s and women’s basketball, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.

The university said it isn't sharing cumulative COVID-19 information publicly to avoid identifying specific individuals and compromise medical privacy.

A student that tests positive for COVID-19 will self-isolate for at least 14 days and receive daily check-ups from the athletic department medical staff.