So… the Game Is Still On?

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The Washington Nationals’ 21-year-old outfielder Juan Soto has tested positive for Covid-19, and will not be playing the opening game against the New York Yankees tonight. The game will continue as planned, despite the fact that Soto has been practicing with the team until today when he got the test results back. He will need to test negative twice over the span of more than 24 hours in order to play again. The DCist reports:

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that