IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa Athletics Department conducted 677 COVID-19 tests for the week of September 7-13, 2020. Twenty-four positive tests and 653 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 221 positive tests, 3,489 negative tests and one inconclusive test 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.