By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin reportedly has COVID-19.READ MORE: Shaler And North Allegheny Girls Basketball Teams Take Stand Against Racism
According to Ian Rapoport’s sources, Tomlin was diagnosed with COVID-19 and is away from the team facility.
#Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was diagnosed with COVID-19 & is away from the team facility, sources say. A team spokesman would not confirm the specific case, but did say members of the coaching & personnel staffs were sent home last week after a couple positives came up.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 22, 2021
According to sources for Gerry Dulac, Tomlin as well as members of his coaching and scouting staff were sent home from the team facility last Wednesday.READ MORE: 1 Dead After Shooting At Washington County Convenience Store
Rapoport says a Steelers spokesperson confirmed members of the coaching and personnel staff were sent home last week after a couple of positive tests.
In a statement on Twitter, Tomlin said he has “minimal symptoms and I’m thankful to be in good health.”
“I’ll be back in the office soon while I continue to work virtually from my home,” he said.
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