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New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara's positive COVID-19 test confirmed, source says

METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara has tested positive for COVID-19, leaving his status for a potential postseason opener next weekend in question, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

After mixed test results, Kamara had a positive test confirmed Friday afternoon, a source said. He has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list and will miss Sunday's regular-season finale at Carolina.

According to the NFL's COVID-19 protocols, a player who tests positive is not permitted to return until 10 days have passed since the specimen that tested positive was collected.