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Penn State athletics latest COVID report: 830 tests, 20 returned positive

The rate of positive tests on the current report was an improvement over the rate of the previous two reports.

An empty parking lot at a closed Beaver Stadium.
An empty parking lot at a closed Beaver Stadium.Read moreHEATHER KHALIFA / Staff Photographer

Penn State’s athletic department reported Wednesday that 20 student-athletes from multiple programs tested positive for COVID-19 out of 830 tests administered from Sept. 12 through 18.

The 2.4% rate was an improvement from the reports of the previous two weeks, which saw a 5.8% rate from Sept. 5 through 11 and 5.2% from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4.