More COVID-19 cases end UHS football season

More COVID-19 cases end UHS football season
Posted on 10/20/2020
This is the image for the news article titled More COVID-19 cases end UHS football seasonOn Tuesday, Oct. 20, the Uintah High School football team met the criteria for a COVID-19 outbreak, based on the results of subsequent testing of players and coaches. Three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a 14-day period in a classroom or team setting constitutes an outbreak, per public health protocols.

This effectively ends the football team’s 2020 season.

Contact tracing is underway for the new positive cases; however, players and coaches have been quarantined since Oct. 13. The quarantine was deemed necessary because players and coaches had prolonged, close contact during an Oct. 12 team meeting with an individual who later tested positive for COVID-19. Masks were not worn during the meeting.

Uintah High will work with football parents to find a way to honor the team’s 19 seniors.
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