IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa Athletics Department conducted 70 COVID-19 tests for the week of July 13-19, 2020. One positive test and 69 negative tests have been received. As part of the return to campus protocol, testing began May 29, 2020, and includes student-athletes, coaches and staff. A total of 26 positive tests and 487 negative tests have been received.
Following the positive test result, protocol established by UI Athletics and medical staff, including contact tracing procedures, is being followed to ensure the safety of all UI Athletics student-athletes and staff. This mandatory protocol also includes isolation for the individuals who test positive, and quarantine for those individuals who might have been exposed to someone with the virus.