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Six NFL players have already been moved to the new Reserve/Covid-19 list

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As players begin reporting to their respective facilities for the first round of Coronavirus testing, the NFL has begun sending positive cases or those who had been in close contact with someone who has tested positive to the new Reserve/Covid-19 list: per the NFL’s official transactions wire, six players on five different teams were moved there over the weekend.

Of the six players to join Reserve/Covid-19, only one — Browns running back Dontrell Hilliard — has yet appeared in an NFL game. Their return off the list, meanwhile, will be decided by medical clearance and whether or not they have tested positively or merely been in contact with a person that had contracted the Coronavirus.

Players who test positive will have to wait at least 10 days for a return, with the exact timeline depending on symptoms being developed or not. Those who have been in contact with Coronavirus-positive persons will have to go the following road:

Either way, players will have to pass two positive tests in order to be allowed to enter facilities and begin participating in training camp. The New England Patriots will start this process on Monday, with quarterbacks and rookies arriving at Gillette Stadium.