Two new NBA players return positive COVID-19 results in latest testing

A general view of the court with Black Lives Matter written above the NBA logo. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images via AP)

Two new NBA players have returned confirmed positive COVID-19 tests in the latest round of testing, the league announced Wednesday.

As per the agreement between the NBA and the National Basketball Players' Association, names of the players who tested positive were not disclosed.

The testing period, which began on Feb. 17 and ran through Feb. 24, saw 455 players be tested for the novel coronavirus.

Players who returned a confirmed positive test result, or who were identified as having been in close contact with a person who contracted the virus, are to isolate or quarantine in accordance with the rules established by the NBA and NBPA.

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