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LHSAA: High school football player in Acadiana tests positive

Major changes coming to LHSAA championship structure
Posted at 10:07 AM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 17:41:53-04

UPDATE (6/18 4:40 p.m.): LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine says three additional schools are now reporting cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to seven.

LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine said four parishes have reported having one school each with football players who have tested positive for coronavirus, our media partners at The Advocate report.

Citing privacy laws, including HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), Bonine did not disclose the names of the parishes or schools involved to the newspaper.

However, he did note that the group includes one parish located outside East Baton Rouge, one in north Louisiana, one in the Acadiana area and one located in southwest Louisiana. The LHSAA has more than 250 football schools, The Advocate reports.

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