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IU football pauses team activities due to an increase in COVID-19 cases

<p>Senior defensive lineman Michael Ziemba and junior defensive back Jamar Johnson tackle Penn State freshman running back Keyvone Lee on Oct. 24 in Memorial Stadium. IU football has paused all team-related activities due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, according to a press release.</p>

Senior defensive lineman Michael Ziemba and junior defensive back Jamar Johnson tackle Penn State freshman running back Keyvone Lee on Oct. 24 in Memorial Stadium. IU football has paused all team-related activities due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, according to a press release.

IU football paused all team-related activities due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, according to a press release.

The team did not practice Tuesday. Coaches, players and staff underwent additional testing.

Purdue paused activities early in the day Tuesday.

“The health and safety of our students, coaches and staff is paramount,” IU athletic director Scott Dolson said.

IU has not yet made a decision regarding Saturday’s game against Purdue.

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