UF has confirmed that 11 of its student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19.
The university confirmed the number after a report from Sports Illustrated on Tuesday. The number dates back to April. There are also two student-athletes that tested positive outside of Florida’s program that are included in the 11 athletes.
Alabama, Clemson, Texas and LSU are among a number of other schools that have reported positive cases for COVID-19 among athletes as they return to campus.
Numerous precautions have been taken by schools with positive cases since the NCAA allowed teams to begin voluntary workouts on June 1st, such as Kansas State and Houston suspending voluntary workouts.
As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, the state of Florida has 103,503 total positive cases and 3,238 deaths, according to the Florida Department of Health. Alachua County has reported 760 positive cases and 11 deaths.