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Positive tests for NFL players top 200 for the season

The National Football League and NFL Players Association reported 45 positive COVID-19 tests in the past week, the same number for a third straight week.

A total of 14 players and 31 staff members tested positive during the period from Dec. 13-19.

Those were the exact numbers for the week of Dec. 6-12, while the 45 positives from Nov. 29-Dec. 5 included 18 players and 27 team personnel.

On the latest report, the league and union said 41,501 tests were administered to a total of 6,927 players and team personnel. Among those, 16,222 tests were administered to 2,391 players and 25,279 tests were given to 4,536 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, 201 players and 359 other personnel have had confirmed positives for COVID-19. Approximately 840,460 tests have been administered through Dec. 19.

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