Four Additional Members of the Ottawa Senators Organization Tested Positive for Coronavirus

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The Ottawa Senators announced on Wednesday afternoon that four additional members of the organization who traveled to California before the NHL season pause tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to Brent Wallace of TSN, three players and one staff member tested positive. On March 13, the team and staff self-isolated and are doing well. Those who tested positive have now recovered.

Seven NHL players, which include two players from the Colorado Avalanche, have tested positive for the virus. The NHL extended the self-isolation period through April 15 on Tuesday.

From the Senators

Four additional members of the Ottawa Senators organization who traveled to California before the NHL season pause tested positive for COVID-19.

Members of the team and staff self-isolated on Friday, March 13, and are all doing well. All test results have now been received, and all those who tested positive have recovered.

The Ottawa Senators’ medical team continues to monitor players and staff and are following all appropriate and professional guidelines to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and the greater community.

By Della Young

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Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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