Former Steelers star tests positive for coronavirus

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In this Jan. 3, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu sits on the bench during the second half of the team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL wildcard playoff football game in Pittsburgh. Former Steeler Polamalu said on social media Friday, July 30, 2021, that he recently tested positive for COVID-19, a week before he’s due to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Polamalu told the hall of his diagnosis. He said they are working with health officials to determine whether he could be cleared to travel to Canton in time for his enshrinement.

FILE – In this Jan. 3, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu sits on the bench during the second half of the team’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL wildcard playoff football game in Pittsburgh. Former Steeler Polamalu said on social media Friday, July 30, 2021, that he recently tested positive for COVID-19, a week before he’s due to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Polamalu told the hall of his diagnosis. He said they are working with health officials to determine whether he could be cleared to travel to Canton in time for his enshrinement. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu said on social media Friday that he recently tested positive for COVID-19.

This comes a week before he’s due to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Polamalu told the hall of his diagnosis. He said they are working with health officials to determine whether he could be cleared to travel to Canton in time for his enshrinement, scheduled for next Saturday.

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