Football game canceled after players test positive for COVID-19

Football game canceled after players test positive for COVID-19

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. — The Forrest City, Ark. School District canceled Friday night’s football game after two Forrest City Mustang football players tested positive for COVID-19.

Friday night’s non-conference high school football game against the Hamburg Lions has been canceled.

The announcement was made in post on the district’s Facebook page Thursday.

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The district said the two football players tested negative for COVID-19 before the start of the 2020 season but they have now tested positive for the virus.

All Mustang football players are now being tested for the Covid-19 virus again.