Vikings Season On Hold After Multiple Titans Test Positive For COVID-19
The Minnesota Vikings will put all in-person activities on hold after multiple Tennessee Titans players and staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a tweet sent out by the NFL Network's, Tom Pelissero, 3 players, and 5 staff members of the Titans tested positive for COVID-19 after Sunday's game in Minneapolis. As a result, both teams will have their season put on hold and the Vikings have currently shut down their team facility after receiving word from the NFL.
Both clubs are working closely with the NFL, the NFLPA and infectious disease experts to evaluate close contacts, perform additional testing and monitor developments
Per the NFL's COVID-19 safety protocol, all positive tests are followed by two additional tests to ensure that the initial test wasn't a false positive. The Vikings are currently scheduled to host the Houston Texans this coming Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.