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MM 7.29: Maryland Athletics releases latest COVID-19 testing results

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

Maryland Athletics

Maryland Athletics released data Tuesday for its batch of COVID-19 tests conducted on July 21, and there were no positive results among the 192 student-athletes and personnel tested.

The athletic department is working alongside the state, county and university health office in order to assure a safe environment for Maryland student-athletes in preparation for the fall season.

Tuesday’s results came from the school’s fourth round of testing, the first of which took place in June. Out of 737 total tests on athletic personnel, there have been 12 positive results.

The first nine individuals who tested positive were in the July 7-8 test, while the following three came in the test conducted on July 14-15. Those who tested positive were notified and instructed to quarantine for a set period of time while the county conducted contact tracing.

In other news

I broke down Josh Jackson’s role ahead of his final season with the Terrapins.

Former Maryland women’s basketball standout Alyssa Thomas had a career night for the Connecticut Sun.

Maryland football gave a shoutout to NFL’s No. 54 ranked player, former Terp Stefon Diggs.

Maryland men’s basketball’s newest addition Arnaud Revaz compared his game to that of Terp legend Alex Len.

Former Terp Brandon Lowe put on a show for the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB’s restart.

Former Maryland men’s soccer defender Chase Gasper put away the match-winning penalty kick to send Minnesota United to the next round of the MLS is Back tournament.

Drew Snider put on a show for the Waterdogs in the PLL’s first week of play.