Colorado Avalanche Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Amber Fisher

This article originally appeared on the Denver Patch

The Colorado Avalanche team was notified Thursday that one of their players tested positive for the new coronavirus, the team said. The player has been at home since the first symptoms appeared, officials said.

"The Avalanche have notified anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete," the team says in a statement posted online.

The player "has recovered, and is back to normal," the team said.

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"The health and safety of our players, staff, fans, and community remains our highest priority," the team's statement says. "The Avalanche organization will continue to work in conjunction with our medical staff and public health officials to do everything we can to help the Avalanche community remain safe and healthy during this time."

No further details about the case were released.

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