WACO, TX — Nine more Baylor student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced.
The testing is part of Baylor's onboarding process. There has been a total of 61 cases since June 1.
As of August 17, 2020:
- Total Active cases = 12
- Asymptomatic cases = 10
- Symptomatic cases = 2
- New cases since last week (8/10) = 9*
- Total number of cases being monitored = 29**
- Total Positive cases = 61 (since June 1)
*New cases are from multiple sports and not all are currently in Waco.
**This number includes primary contacts.
Baylor Athletics say they will continue to work in partnership with Baylor University Health Services, Baylor Scott & White – Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopedics, and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District, to ensure best practices as they take steps toward being "Re-United."