Houston Dash player tests positive for COVID-19

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Dash players and staff are in isolation after a player tested positive for COVID-19.

On Wednesday, the team said immediately after the first positive result, the player, who is asymptomatic, self-isolated under a strict protocol. A second test for the player confirmed the positive result.

The Dash did not identify the player with the positive test.

The team is conducting contact-tracing, and training sessions were temporarily closed until all team members can be tested.

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The National Women's Soccer League testing protocol has all NWSL players undergo Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests twice weekly. The confirmation of a positive COVID-19 case occurs when a player receives two consecutive positive test results.

The Dash remain scheduled to play the Orlando Pride this Saturday at BBVA Stadium.
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