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Iowa Hawkeyes pause workouts until after Labor Day due to COVID-19 spike

Testing done between Monday, August 24 and Saturday, August 29 resulted in 93 positive cases out of 815, according to the school's athletic department.

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa has put a pause on football and all athletic workouts until after Labor Day due to an increase in COVID-19.

Testing done between Monday, August 24 and Saturday, August 29 resulted in 93 positive cases out of 815, according to the school's athletic department.

Find self-reported cases for staff and students on campus, here.

The Hawkeyes are part of the Big Ten Conference, which announced the postponement of fall sports until spring. 

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The Associated Press contributed to this report