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NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume

It will require 25,000-30,000 tests at a cost of millions of dollars.
Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.

The NHL has a coronavirus testing plan for players and staff if it returns to play. 

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says players would be tested for COVID-19 daily while games are going on. 

That could require 25,000-30,000 tests at a cost of millions of dollars. 

Players insisted on regular testing in the name of keeping themselves safe and healthy. 

The league does not expect that amount of tests to interfere with the needs of the general public.  

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