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NFL reports 19 new cases of COVID-19

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The NFL logo is pictured at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City
The NFL logo is pictured at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the NFL stayed even from the previous week, according to numbers released Tuesday by the league and the NFL Players Association.

Testing for Oct. 18-24 resulted in 19 new cases, including eight positives among players and 11 confirmed positives among other personnel -- numbers that are identical to last week.

On this latest report, 42,687 tests were administered to a total of 7,817 players and team personnel. The breakdown: 16,799 tests were administered to 2,491 players; 25,888 tests were administered to 5,326 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, more than 500,000 tests were administered to players and personnel through Oct. 24.

--Field Level Media