Do NCAA Basketball Players Have COVID-19 Related Cardiovascular Risks

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As the women and mens’ NCAA basketball tournaments launch this week, do the players have substantial cardiovascular risks from COVID-19?
As of early on March 17, 2021, seven positive COVID-19 cases have been identified out of more than 6,900 completed tests for Tier 1, 2, and 3 individuals at the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt said in a press statement the testing numbers are equal to a positivity rate of about 0.1%, lower than local and national rates.

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