Four additional members of Senators organization test positive for COVID-19
OTTAWA -- Six members of the Ottawa Senators organization have now recovered after testing positive for novel coronavirus.
In a statement released Wednesday afternoon, the Senators announced three more players and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 after travelling to California with the club before the NHL season was suspended.
"Members of the team and staff self-isolated on Friday, March 13, and are doing well. All test results have now been received, and all those who tested positive have recovered," the club said in an email to the media.
The Senators previously announced that two players had tested positive for COVID-19 following the road trip with stops in San Jose, Los Angeles and Anaheim.
Fifty-two people travelled with the team on the road trip, including players, staff, media, guests and flight crew. The Senators said on March 21 that eight people on the trip had been tested for novel coronavirus.
There are now 194 cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa.