Nebraska extends pause as seven players, coach Fred Hoiberg test positive

Nebraska announced Sunday that it is pausing activities for a minimum of seven more days due to a COVID-19 outbreak that has led to 12 members of the program being placed in quarantine or isolation.The school said seven players and coach Fred Hoiberg are among the individuals who have tested positive. The school said at least 30 percent of its Tier 1 personnel (players, coaches, staffers) have tested positive.The program’s initial pause began last Monday.Hoiberg addressed his situation with a statement posted to his Twitter account.”I unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday,” Hoiberg said. “I immediately took direction from our medical staff when I found out and started self-isolating.”I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over the last 10 days, and we are all trying to manage it and get through it.”

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