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Football suspended at Clarksville Schools after player tests positive for coronavirus

All levels of football are now suspended until further notice.
Credit: KFSM

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — Clarksville Public Schools have suspended all levels of football after a high school player tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the school's social media page, a senior high football player tested positive for the virus.

All levels of football are now suspended until further notice.

This decision comes the week before students are set to return to school.

According to Clarksville Superintendent David Hopkins, they plan to begin classes as scheduled on Monday.

At least two football coaches have tested positive for the virus.

In July, Clarksville Schools temporarily suspended all sports after two football players tested positive for the virus.

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