CHICAGO – U.S. Soccer late Tuesday confirmed that a player on the El Salvador national team has tested positive for COVID-19.
The player is in isolation and observing the appropriate quarantine protocols, the federation said. His positive test came during U.S. Soccer’s arrival testing procedures. All of his pre-arrival tests were negative.
No other members of the delegation have tested positive at this time. As per protocol, he was not in high-risk contact with any other players or staff prior to, or following, his arrival.
Wednesday night’s match between the United States and El Salvador in Fort Lauderedale, Fla. will proceed as scheduled.