TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – ESPN is reporting that New England Patriot cornerback Stephon Gilmore has tested positive for coronavirus.
Gilmore played every defensive snap during the Chiefs Patriots match up on Monday night.
The Chiefs “returned no positive tests from Tuesday’s round of testing,” according to a tweet from Tom Pelissero. ESPN reporter and host Dianna Russini also tweeted this morning, Oct. 7, that, “All tests came back negative from the Kansas City Chiefs today.”
Gilmore played Monday night in the game against the Chiefs, where a tweet from ProFootballTalk shows him talking with Patrick Mahomes in close proximity after the game.
Patriots quarterback Cam Newton had placed positive for coronavirus ahead of the Sunday game which had to be rescheduled to Monday.
The Chiefs’ Week 4 game against the Patriots was rescheduled to Monday night after the NFL announced players on both teams tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to reports, the Patriots traveled in two planes — one plane carried players who had been close contact with quarterback Cam Newton, and the other will have the rest of the team.
One plane was set to leave from T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, and the other from Boston Logan International Airport.