Crawford County middle school football player tests positive for COVID-19

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ROBERTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Crawford County middle school football player has tested positive for COVID-19.

That’s according to a school district news release Thursday, which said the district’s mitigation process and contact tracing “was begun immediately” and that Crawford County Middle School’s football program has been shut down through August 24.

The student is isolated at home per Department of Health guidelines, and all people with direct contact with the student have been notified and will be directed to quarantine for 14 days.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He hails from "The Great State of Alabama," as he calls it, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn, before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!