Bedlam 2019

Oklahoma Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley looks at the yard markers for the distance for a first down during NCAA football game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

The University of Oklahoma has no active COVID-19 cases among its football team or staff, the school announced Thursday.

Tests were conducted on 98 players and 30 staff members Wednesday. No positive tests were recorded.

OU has released weekly updates on results since the players returned to campus for voluntary workouts on July 1. Initially, there were 14 players (seven results, seven existing cases) and two staff members who tested positive.

On July 8, there were nine active cases and five recoveries among players.

Following this week’s testing, there have been 16 total recoveries among players (two players arrived on campus who had already recovered from coronavirus) and two recoveries among staff members.

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— Eric Bailey,

Tulsa World

Sports Writer

Eric covers the University of Oklahoma football and men’s basketball teams. A Haskell Indian Nations University graduate, he has been a member of the Tulsa World sports staff for 12 years. Phone: 918-581-8391