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Texans close facility due to positive test

An unidentified member of the Houston Texans tested positive for COVID-19, and the team facility will be closed on Wednesday.

The team said the positive result was returned late Tuesday night.

“In accordance with NFL protocols, the player immediately self-isolated and our Infection Control Officer and other members of the Infection Response Team began working with the NFL to perform contact tracing,” the team said in a statement. “Our facility will be closed today to players for deep cleaning. We are in close consultation with the NFL, as well as our team of independent doctors and specialists, and will follow their guidance regarding our scheduled bye week operations. The health and safety of our team, as well as our entire staff, are of highest priority.”

Interim head coach Romeo Crennel said earlier this week that most players are off during the current bye week. Crennel said the club would focus on self-scouting and consider any roster needs ahead of next week’s trade deadline.

The Texans (1-6) are scheduled to play at the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-6) on Nov. 8 in an AFC South clash.

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