UPDATE: Colts say individuals had false positive COVID-19 tests; Bengals game still on

UPDATE: Colts say individuals had false positive COVID-19 tests; Bengals game still on
INDIANAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 21: A general view of the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Indianapolis Colts on September 21, 2008 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) (Getty Images)


The Indianapolis Colts said they’ve determined four individuals within the organization had false positive COVID-19 results.

Earlier Friday, the team said four individuals had tested positive and the practice facility had been shut down.

Content Continues Below

The Colts game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday remains scheduled.


The Indianapolis Colts, who are scheduled to play the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, reported “several individuals” within the organization tested positive for COVID-19 Friday, according to a spokesperson for the team.

Its not known how the news of the positive test results will impact Sunday’s scheduled game.

The team is in the process of confirming the positive tests, will close the team’s practice facility, and work remote Friday, a team spokesperson said in a statement posted to social media.

“This morning, we were informed that several individuals within our organization have tested (positive) for COVID-19. The team is currently in the process of confirming those tests. In the meantime, the practice facility will be closed and the team will work remotely while following NFL protocols. We are in communication with the NFL and will have more information when available,” the spokesperson said in the announcement.

Additionally, the team is coming off a game last Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

We’ll continue to update this story as new details become available.