Two players at Canada’s junior hockey camp test positive for COVID-19

Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that two players at its national junior selection camp have tested positive for COVID-19.

The organization said in a release that the players, who were not named, are in quarantine at the team’s hotel.

Hockey Canada said it is suspending all camp activities for the day, including a scheduled intrasquad game.

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Players and team personnel will be required to undergo a COVID-19 test before camp activities resume.

Hockey Canada said provincial and local health authorities have been notified of the positive tests.

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The announcement of the positive player tests come three days after Hockey Canada said a “non-core member” of the team’s staff tested positive.

Alberta reported 1,549 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. It was the fifth consecutive day with numbers above the 1,100 mark.

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