According to a report by, a member of the New York Red Bulls staff tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, delaying their scheduled departure to Orlando for the scheduled MLS is Back Tournament that kicks off on July 8.

The team is scheduled to play Atlanta on July 11 and has already postponed arrival after news surfaced that members of FC Dallas had tested positive for the virus earlier in the week. FC Dallas is already in Orlando and their first match against the Vancouver Whitecaps has been postponed.

Toronto FC delayed their departure for a second time this Sunday after a member of their support staff reported COVID-19-like symptoms, forcing the team to take another round of tests before being allowed to travel.

All 26 teams participating in the tournament will be quarantined in hotels for the entire month they are in Orlando, playing at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.

Click HERE for the updated tournament schedule.

Brendan O'Connor

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