20 DeLand High School football players quarantining after assistant coach tests positive for COVID-19

20 DeLand High School football players quarantining after assistant coach tests positive for COVID-19
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DeLAND, Fla. — At least 20 DeLand High School football players are quarantining for 14 days after an assistant coach tested positive for the coronavirus.

DeLand High School Athletic Director Lance Jenkins told Channel 9 that the team’s other coaches are also quarantining.

Read: 2 Volusia County students, 6 staff members test positive for COVID-19, district says

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Those quarantining may not return to the field until Sept. 16.

A game against Seminole High School has been canceled because the team would need at least six days of practices before the game for it to be played.

Volusia County Schools said Wednesday that two students and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. Click here to read more about that.

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