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UT Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer tests positive for COVID-19

According to a statement by Coach Fulmer, he learned he tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, Nov. 19.
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 10:32 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - University of Tennessee Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a statement by Coach Fulmer, he learned he tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, Nov. 19.

“Yesterday, I learned that I had returned a positive test for COVID-19, and I immediately began following our isolation protocol. A second test confirmed the previous positive. I remain asymptomatic at this point, I am feeling fine and will continue to work remotely while adhering to CDC and local health department guidelines. I have not been deemed to be a close contact with any of our student-athletes or sports-specific staff members,” said Fulmer in a Tweet.

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