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A RELATIVE OF THE ST. LOUIS BLUES STAFF TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

JAMES TUBB
MARCH 22, 2020  ·  18H40
On Sunday, the St. Louis Blues released a statement that a relative of a Blues employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Blues have ensured that the diagnosed individual is in self-isolation along with all members of the individual's family. Any Blues' staff who may have come into close contact with the employee have also been notified by the team.


The Blues have made it clear to the team that all members, as previously directed, are requested to remain isolated, to monitor their health and to seek advice from our team's medical staff.

This case joins the multiple confirmed that the NHL has with its teams staff and players. Nikita Zaitsev and another unnamed Ottawa Senator have been confirmed to have the virus, as well as an arena employee in San Jose, afront office employee in Vancouver and a relative of an employee of the Buffalo Sabres.



The NHL officially shut down March 12, following a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the NBA the day before.
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