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Saints coach Sean Payton tests positive for COVID-19 as cases rise across the NFL

The Saints announced Sean Payton examined positive for COVID-19 however is totally vaccinated.

He’s now remoted, and defensive coordinator Dennis Allen will assume head teaching duties towards the Buccaneers on Sunday. New Orleans added that Payton will return to coach the Dec. 27 recreation towards Miami. 

Per NFL protocols, Payton will probably be out for 10 days until he meets the necessities for totally vaccinated people to return. 

That is the second time the coach has contracted COVID-19. The primary was March of final yr, being one among the first folks in the league to check positive at the starting of the pandemic. At the moment, Payton stated he had delicate signs, per NOLA.com

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