UH Player tests positive for COVID-19; game against San Jose St. will go as scheduled

UH Player tests positive for COVID-19; game against San Jose St. will go as scheduled
Rainbow Warriors Football (Source: Twitter/@HawaiiFootball)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Rainbow Warrior football player has tested positive for coronavirus Friday morning, UH officials say.

In a statement released by UH Athletics, they announced that once the individual was notified of the positive test, they self-isolated while contact tracing immediately began.

The UH medical team is following all of the proper protocols and are closely monitoring the situation.

UH is set to take on San Jose State Saturday at Aloha Stadium, UH officials say that the game will proceed with the 1:00 p.m. kick off time as scheduled.

This is the first positive case of coronavirus within the program since September, when multiple cases shut down fall training camp temporarily.

According to UH officials, since the multiple positives, there have been no positive cases in 3,681 tests — 454 tests have been given out this week alone.

Copyright 2020 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.