Jazz players, staff cleared of coronavirus by Utah Dept. of Health

All Utah Jazz players and staff have been cleared by the Utah Department of Health after completing their respective periods of isolation and quarantine following exposure to the coronavirus, according to a team official.

More than two weeks ago, Jazz center Rudy Gobert was one of three NBA players to test positive for COVID-19, prompting the NBA to suspend play.

One day later, Gobert’s teammate Donovan Mitchell also tested positive, though he told ABC’s “Good Morning America” on March 16 that he showed no symptoms before testing positive and continued to have no signs of illness after going into isolation.

The Jazz will continue to practice social distancing and limit time outside of their homes to essential activities, in accordance with recommendations from the NBA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The players and staff no longer pose a risk of infection to others, regardless of prior testing status, according to the Utah Department of Health.

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