29 Mercer student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Mercer University announced Wednesday that 35 students tested positive for COVID-19, including 29 student-athletes.

There’s no word on which sports the athletes are associated with.

According to the press release, all 35 students are being cared for and remain in quarantine until they’re cleared by Mercer Medicine.

Tests were administered between July 31 and August 3.

Mercer requires all incoming and returning undergraduate students on the Macon campus get tested before they move into student housing or starts classes on August 18.


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