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LAFC Statement on Positive Covid-19 Case

October 28, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Los Angeles FC News Release

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) have learned this evening that a player has been confirmed positive for COVID-19 in testing that was conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 27. All other players and members of the Club underwent testing yesterday and did additional rapid testing prior to the game and have returned consecutive negative test results and do not have symptoms. Tonight's game vs. the Houston Dynamo is proceeding as scheduled.

Upon receipt of the initial positive result the player self-isolated under a strict and detailed protocol. The player will remain in isolation and will be monitored by the Club's medical staff.

All MLS players undergo Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests every other day, including the day before each match. The confirmation of a COVID-19 case occurs when a player receives two consecutive positive test results.

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