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Red Sox Announce Minor League Player Has Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

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A minor league player in the Boston Red Sox farm system has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, according to Chris Cotillo of

Two minor league players in the New York Yankees farm system previously tested positive for COVID-19.

The NBA went on hiatus in mid-March after it was reported Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert had contracted COVID-19. Much of the sporting world followed suit or had already suspended play, including the NHL, PGA Tour and the major European soccer leagues, among other institutions.

The NCAA also canceled all championships in winter and spring sports, including the men's and women's basketball tournaments.