Churchill Downs Issues Update on COVID-19 Testing

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Churchill Downs | Sarah Andrew

In advance of GI Kentucky Derby week, Churchill Downs has administered 1,823 tests to its staff, vendors and horsemen from Wednesday, Aug. 19 through Monday, Aug. 24. Since that time, there have been a total of 47 positive tests from the group for a 2.58% positivity rate.

Testing is on-going at Churchill Downs. Any individual that is permitted entrance into the Stable Area will receive a one-time, FDA-approved PCR test. Those who do not pass the test or medical screening will be denied entry onto the premises and asked to isolate and/or quarantine per CDC and Louisville Public Health guidelines.

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