Arizona pauses plan for athletes return to campus amid COVID-19 surge – ESPN

Arizona paused its strategy to bring athletes back to campus Monday, citing a surge in COVID-19 cases in Pima County and the coronavirus pandemics impact on the regional healthcare system.On June 15, the school started bringing professional athletes back for voluntary exercises in groups of approximately 20, with brand-new groups getting here each week. Arizona stated Monday that it has actually gotten just one positive COVID-19 result after testing 83 professional athletes the previous couple of weeks.Arizona is awaiting clarification on whether it can continue workouts with professional athletes currently on campus after Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday purchased all health clubs in the state to close for 30 days as an outcome of the COVID-19 spike. Arizona athletics will assess when to resume its re-entry procedure in cooperation with the standards and protocols of the University of Arizona, Pac-12 Conference, NCAA, and state and local government agencies.”