The Nationwide Basketball Affiliation, NBA has introduced that 48 gamers examined optimistic for the coronavirus (COVID-19)on Wednesday.
It is a dramatic enhance over the zero optimistic assessments earlier confirmed throughout final season’s quarantine bubble in Florida.
The league mentioned the optimistic assessments are the results of 546 assessments carried out between November 24-30 because the NBA will get set to start preseason video games in 9 days.
The NBA disclosed that it might be testing all of its gamers day by day all through the season.
The brand new outcomes present the league has a positivity price of 8.Eight per cent, which is excessive.
This implies gamers who examined optimistic will miss exercises for not less than 10 days or extra if displaying signs, in line with NBA’s new COVID-19 protocols.
The NBA’s first pre-season video games will start December 11 with the common season scheduled to start lower than two weeks later.