If subsequent testing confirms the redshirt freshman's initial positive, he will miss Saturday's game against the Huskers.
Graham Mertz has tested positive for COVID-19, sources told the State Journal on Sunday. As with all positive tests that occur using the daily rapid antigen tests, Mertz will be taking a PCR nasal swab test in order to confirm his diagnosis.
Sources tell CNN's Jake Tapper that Dr. Nancy Messonnier, a CDC official who sounded the alarm on the severity of the pandemic months ago, was told to "lay low" as President Donald Trump downplayed the threat of the coronavirus.
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