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Coronavirus: Cardinals owner Bidwill tests positive for COVID-19

By Sports Desk July 10, 2020

Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill has been hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19.

The team said Bidwill had been traveling recently and was not feeling well this week, with a headache and fever. After testing positive,  Bidwill admitted himself to a hospital in Rhode Island following a recommendation by his doctor.

The Cardinals said his symptoms have subsided and he is expected to be released this weekend.

Bidwill has been working remotely since March and the team said he has not had in-person contact with coaches or players.

The 55-year-old Bidwill has been president of the family-owned team since 2007 after previously serving as vice-president and general counsel. His father and previous team owner, Bill, passed away in October.

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