The Lakers announced Tuesday that their players are symptom-free two weeks after two of them tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
On March 19, the NBA franchise said two unnamed players had contracted COVID-19 amid the global pandemic. After a 14-day home isolation prescribed by team physicians, no players are showing symptoms.
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The Lakers players today completed the 14-day home isolation that was prescribed by team physicians, and the players are all currently symptom-free of COVID-19.— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) March 31, 2020
The health and safety guidelines set by government officials will continue to be followed by the Lakers.
The coronavirus continues to disrupt sports — including the NBA, which is on hiatus — across the globe as countries try to contain COVID-19.
Deaths have exceeded 42,000 globally, with more than 856,800 confirmed cases.