49ers’ coach tests positive for COVID-19

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SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 04: Head coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers stands on the sidelines against the Philadelphia Eagles at Levi’s Stadium on October 04, 2020 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — San Francisco 49ers’ offensive line coach John Benton tested positive for COVID-19, the organization announced Sunday.

Benton will not attend Sunday’s matchup against the Washington Football Team.

According to the team, Benton immediately self-quarantined after receiving a positive test result.

Per NFL COVID-19 protocol, the team conducted appropriate contact tracing and says they will remain in contact with league and medical professionals.

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