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.
The NHL has conducted roughly 1500 tests per day in each of the Hub Cities since Sunday. These tests have been processed in 24 hrs or less and as of today, there have been no positive test results in phase 4.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 31, 2020
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