The NHL Has Conducted 1,500 Tests Per Day In Each Hub City With No Positive Test Results


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The NHL has conducted roughly 1,500 tests per day in each of the Hub Cities since Sunday. The tests have been processed in 24 hours or less and as of today, there have been no positive test results in phase 4.

On Monday, the NHL recorded no positive tests for COVID-19 from July 18-25. This came after the league reported just two positive cases on July 17 from samples going back to the beginning of Phase 3 on July 17.

The NHL continues to outshine all other sports leagues in their return to play protocols and test results.

The best-of-five Stanley Cup Qualifiers kick off with five games taking place in the hub cities of Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (Western Conference) on Saturday. The Capitals face the Tampa Bay Lightning In their first round robin game on Monday.

By Jon Sorensen

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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