Washington records first known omicron case in NFL

The WFT tested positive for the COVID-19 variant in a staff member who had limited contact with other members of the organization

The NFL has the first case of the variant omicron of COVID-19.

The Washington Football Team threw a case positive, although he was neither a player nor a member of the team’s football operations, sources told Adam Schefter of ESPN.

According to Schefter, it is a third level employee who had limited contact with other members of the organization.

This week, Washington lost defensive tackle Jonathan Allen, who was placed on the reserve /COVID-19 after giving positive.

Washington He also placed three other players on the roster: backup and special teams linebacker David Mayo, defensive end William Bradley-King and tight end Temarrick Hemingway.

Allen gave positive for the virus, but because you are vaccinated you only need two negative tests within 48 hours to return.

The NFL had 37 tests COVID-19 positive overall Monday, league sources told Schefter.

Allen leads Washington with 7.5 sacks, half his personal record. He is also a vocal leader and team captain.

Just on Sunday, DC confirmed the first four cases of the variant omicron.

The area of Washington had its first cases earlier this month when Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that three had been detected positives in state residents, according to the Washington Post.

According to NFL Media, the league asked teams for all first- and second-tier personnel to receive boosters.