Montreal Alouettes head coach Khari Jones has tested positive for COVID-19 and will isolate from the CFL team for a minimum of 10 days.
The club said Jones, who was diagnosed Sunday, is asymptomatic and “feeling well” at home.
The Alouettes added Jones is fully vaccinated and has followed social distancing guidelines.
Montreal players and staff were tested Monday in the wake of Jones’ diagnosis. No other positive tests were detected.
Assistant head coach and running back coach Andre Bolduc will be in charge of the Alouettes (3-3-0) on Saturday against the B.C. Lions (3-2-0).
The team said Jones will work virtually with Bolduc and the rest of coaching staff.
Our head coach Khari Jones has tested positive for COVID-19. He's asymptomatic and he has already isolated himself from the rest of the team. No additional cases has been reported et André Bolduc will be the head coach for saturday's game. More details ????https://t.co/C7FS9mxzri
— Alouettes de Montréal (@MTLAlouettes) September 14, 2021