Vikings Trainer/Infection Control Officer has Virus

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that head trainer Eric Sugarman and members of his family have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Sugarman also is the Vikings' infection control officer.

He said in a statement that he and his family immediately quarantined and "are all doing fine and experiencing only mild symptoms."

The Vikings said they are sanitizing their facility and contacted anyone who was in close contact with Sugarman. The team said those team personnel have been tested "and are returning under the established guidelines."

"Eric has not had recent contact with players, and no additional cases within the Vikings' front office have been identified at this time," the team said.

Sugarman will continue to serve as the Vikings' infection control officer virtually, the team said.

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