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January 16, 2021

10/19/2020 11:47:00 AM
Football player tests positive for COVID-19; SHS cancels game
The Stewartville varsity football team's home opener against Caledonia, originally scheduled to be held on Friday, Oct. 16, was cancelled after one Tiger varsity football player tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Tim Malone, athletic and activities director for Stewartville Public Schools, said the player developed COVID-19 symptoms on Sunday, Oct. 11 and was tested on Monday, Oct. 12. The results were diagnosed as a positive case on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Stewartville's players and coaches took two buses to the Tigers' season-opening game at Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Friday, Oct. 9. The team followed COVID-19 guidelines on the trip, Malone said.
"Everyone was wearing masks, there was one person per seat and the team traveled with the windows cracked open," he said in a phone interview.
Twenty-three varsity starters and reserves, one coach and one bus driver who were on the bus with the infected player were quarantined because they "shared air" during the bus ride to Zumbrota-Mazeppa, Malone said...
For more on this story pick up your copy of the Oct. 20 Stewartville STAR.

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