49ers’ coach tests positive for COVID-19

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — San Francisco 49ers’ offensive line coach John Benton tested positive for COVID-19, the organization announced Sunday.

Benton will not attend Sunday’s matchup against the Washington Football Team.

According to the team, Benton immediately self-quarantined after receiving a positive test result.

Per NFL COVID-19 protocol, the team conducted appropriate contact tracing and says they will remain in contact with league and medical professionals.

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