Michigan athletic department on pause because of COVID-19
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state Department of Health and Human Services issued the mandate Saturday, with the school saying it follows positive COVID-19 tests for several individuals in the athletic department.
They had the new variant that transmits at a higher rate.
The entire department could be in quarantine for two weeks.
The 11th-ranked women’s basketball was set to play at home against Purdue on Sunday.
That was one of four athletic events the school had scheduled.
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1/23/2021 10:56:07 PM (GMT -5:00)