NHL releases COVID-19 test results from first week in bubbles


On Monday, the NHL announced that after completion of the first week of Phase 4 of the Return To Play program there were zero positive COVID-19 test results between July 27 and August 1.

The league noted a total of 7,013 tests were administered to team staff and players making up each organization's 52-member traveling parties in hub cities Edmonton and Toronto. The tests were conducted daily.

Phase 4 began when clubs entered the hub cities on July 26 for the NHL's 24-team postseason.

There were reportedly also zero positive tests before teams left for the hub cities as well.

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