America East warns one referee tested positive at recent UVM game

Published: Mar. 19, 2020 at 12:08 AM EDT
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The America East collegiate athletic conference has issued a warning that at least one referee tested positive for the coronavirus at a recent tournament game at the University of Vermont.

"The health and safety of our fans and communities is paramount. Out of an abundance of caution, we, in conjunction with the Collegiate Officiating Consortium of which we are a member, are notifying the public that we are aware of two persons on the floor during tournament games who have tested positive for COVID-19," America East officials said in a statement

One of those games was at the UVM men's basketball game against Maine on Saturday, March 7.

Vermont health officials say they can't discuss or confirm an individual's health situation. America East does not say when the officials were tested or if they were contagious when they were at the game. The health department says if you're worried and/or showing symptoms, call your doctor.

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