Louisiana coach Napier tests positive for COVID-19

Louisiana football coach Billy Napier tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating away from his family, the school announced Saturday.The No. 24 Ragin’ Cajuns (7-1) aren’t playing this weekend. Their game against Central Arkansas, scheduled for Saturday, was canceled because of coronavirus-related issues in the Louisiana program.The school said Napier began to exhibit symptoms on Wednesday and had two negative test results until a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test taken on Friday returned a positive result.The team was scheduled to resume practice on Saturday after halting operations on Tuesday.”Pending a successful recovery, Coach Napier will travel separately from the team to Monroe, Louisiana, for the Saturday, Nov. 28 game vs. ULM,” the school said in a statement.

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