The IIHF has announced yet another positive COVID-19 test from within the World Junior Championship bubble in Edmonton.
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The additional positive test case comes from the German squad, a team whose roster has been decimated by the virus. They'll be forced to ice a severely undermanned squad when they take on Canada on Boxing Day.
The full rundown from the IIHF:
-Ten players and eight staff members from Team Germany have been released from quarantine and will begin to practice
-They will join the six players who had previously been released from quarantine
-One additional player on Team Germany tested positive for COVID-19 since the last update and must remain in quarantine until at least 4th January
-Three of the eight players that tested positive for COVID-19 last week must remain in quarantine until 27 December. The remaining players must remain in quarantine until at least 29th December
-There are no positive cases among the nine other participating teams
-From the tests conducted on game officials as well as IIHF, Local Organizing Committee, and broadcast personnel, there have been no positive cases reported