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Michigan football pauses activities due to presumptive positive COVID-19 tests ahead of game vs. Maryland

The Michigan football team announced Monday that it suspended all in-person activities because of an apparent increase in the number of coronavirus cases within the program, imperiling the Wolverines’ home game Saturday against Maryland.

Michigan played Saturday, suffering a 27-17 setback to Penn State, its fourth loss in its past five games. On Monday, coach Jim Harbaugh, the younger brother of Ravens coach John Harbaugh, told reporters that the program would shift to online meetings and coaching.

“Today, out of an abundance of caution, Michigan football is going to hold everything virtually,” Harbaugh said. “We had an increased number of presumptive positives that are awaiting confirmation.