Vikings’ infection control officer tests positive for COVID

Vikings’ infection control officer tests positive for COVID

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings vice president of sports medicine Eric Sugarman has tested positive for COVID-19.

Sugarman is in charge of the organization’s virus prevention plan as the infection control officer.

The team announced that Sugarman and his family tested positive over the weekend.

Sugarman said they’re experiencing only mild symptoms.

The NFL is putting a number of safety measures in place ahead of the start of training camp

The Vikings said they’ve tested all individuals who’d recently been in close contact with Sugarman.

He had not had any recent contact with players.

No other cases have been reported to date within the front office.

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